Angie (Geena Davis), a spunky, hardworking Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, native, is about to make some life-altering decisions. When she discovers she's pregnant, Angie starts making wedding plans, only to realize the father of her child, and long-term fianci, Vinnie (James Gandolfini of THE SOPRANOS), is not the man she wants to marry. Handsome and cultivated Noel (Stephen Rea) arrives on the scene, and the charming Irishman sweeps her off her feet, leading to a tumultuous affair, much to the displeasure of Angie's father, stepmother, and Bensonhurst friends. Having a child prompts Angie to analyze her own childhood as well as her relationship with her mother. This appealing tale of self-discovery is based on the novel ANGIE, I SAYS by Avra Wing.
Pros: good performance by Davis Cons: could have used a little more telling Angie Scacciapensieri, played by Geena Davis, is going nowhere fast. A lousy job, no real life, no future, no past, been dating the same guy since she was old enough to talk and she is pregnant. Mom ran off when she was a little girl, dad remarried and she doesn't like the stepmother. And it pretty much looks like this non-existence is going to be hers forever. … more