GREENBERG (15, 107 mins)
as Roger Greenberg to motivate himself to build a dog kennel.
Greenberg is unremittingly bleak and the central character doesn’t have one likeable facet.
“I throw a party last minute and then am disappointed when nobody comes,” laments Roger at one point.
Surprisingly no one informs him that his noticeable lack of company is probably because he sucks the life out of a room simply by entering it.
Why a beautiful young woman like
HITTING IT OFF: Ben Stiller as Roger Greenberg and Greta Gerwig as Florence, his brother’s personal assistant.