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Waiting... (2005)

9 Ratings: 2.3
A movie directed by Rob McKittrick

The bitter, vengeful world of waiting tables gets theClerkstreatment inWaiting....A new employee (John Francis Daley,Freaks and Geeks) gets trained at Shenanigan's, a banal theme restaurant where the bored employees play a game of flaunting their … see full wiki

Director: Rob McKittrick
5 reviews about Waiting... (2005)
review by . May 03, 2006
"Waiting" kept me waiting for a long time. I kept waiting for it to become something more than just another second-rate comedy attempting to play to young adults. It has a decent cast, with a few notable exceptions. Justin Long, Anna Faris, Alanna Ubach and John Francis Daley are all fun to watch here. Daley nearly steals the show with his "new guy" persona, Mitch. Long is torn between becoming something special or just sticking it out at the local eatery. Faris redeems herself from the "Scary Movie" …
review by . April 30, 2006
The people at Shenanigan's restaurant are an old mix of characters, never making their jobs boring by the amount of shenanigans of their own. The odd mix of characters of waiting makes this such a fun film. It's just not focused upon the three main characters; Monty, Dean and Serena, the background characters have their own personalities and dilemmas, adding so much more story. The development of the characters aren't fully developed, but you can still understand and sympathies to their problems. …
review by . February 26, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
Waiting is better than any documentary you'll ever find on an in depth look in restaurants. It will tell you everything that can possibly happen to your food and the people that work there plus a behind the scenes look on the cooks. Besides being funny waiting teaches a few lessons that need to be known by anyone who eats food handled by others. I can't stand going to a restaurant with someone that is rood to the waiters because just as said in this film Don't Mess With The People Handling Your …
review by . February 11, 2006
Reading reviews of this slight little 'comedy', it seems the positive accolades come primarily from people who have been waiters: that is a good thing because it means writer/director Rob McKittrick managed to duplicate the experiences 'behind the scenes' of our eating establishments with authority.    But a film that is self-absorbed about the manner in which a disparate group of young people spend their boring lives avoiding adulthood in a restaurant, aptly named Shenanigan's …
review by . February 08, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: Decent cast, mildly humorous parts     Cons: Just not funny enough, nothing redeeming, no likable characters     The Bottom Line: What could have been another great working class satire like Clerks or Office Space, Waiting... suffers from thinking it is funnier than it is with nothing really to say.      Plot Details: This opinion reveals minor details about the movie''s plot. I don't have a problem with immature films. I enjoyed …
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