The 4th

It's the Fourth of July in Los Angeles, and Jamie, a broke illustrator who is behind on his rent, tries to throw a cookout while his overbearing roommate is out of town, but everything seems to go wrong.


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  • ★★★★ review by Nikolas on Letterboxd

    This is basically hipster version of "Curb your enthusiasm". A dude tries to throw a party for 4th of July, but stupid people just make this guys day worse and worse. All kinds of funny coincidences happen.

  • ★★★★ review by mindesigner on Letterboxd

    You either find this funny or you don't. I, on the other hand, was crying from laughing so much. 😂💯

  • ★★★½ review by ben traemer on Letterboxd

    I laughed practically the entire time. A real comedy of errors, writer/director/editor/star Andre Hyland piles on the misfortunes and jokes, leaving little room for hardly any emotional gravity. But who cares? It's a 'day in the life' hangout comedy that leans into hipster territory but ultimately saves itself by being dependable for good punchlines and - despite our very brief time spent with them - characters we somehow get to know and feel a sort of connection with, even if we aren't sure what it means.

    Looking forward to more from Andre.

  • ★★★½ review by Pablo Mateu on Letterboxd

    Situeaciones rocambolescas y frescas

  • ★★★½ review by ∆LX on Letterboxd

    Este tipo de premisas suelen atraerme bastante ya que no hay momento para relajarse ante la imparable cadena de sucesos negativos, ya sean por causas propias o por causas ajenas, que caen sobre el protagonista. El filme de Andre Hyland consigue transmitir muy bien la frustración que él mismo está sintiendo —es director, escritor, productor y protagonista—, pero a la vez no puedes dejar de reír ante lo bizarro o absurdo tanto de las desdichas que sufre como de los personajes por los que las sufre, aunque realmente él sea el que está tomando constantemente malas decisiones debido parcialmente a una irresponsabilidad típica de la juventud actual. No obstante, The 4th ya merece la pena solo por los temazos de música turca setentera/ochentera que suenan mientras Hyland vaga por LA.

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