Another film we rented along with Art
was Joe's Apartment,
which no one
else here wanted to see. Something about 50,000 cockroaches seems to have
been the deciding factor.
But it was a very funny, albeit odd, film about a kid fresh from Iowa moving
to New York City and lucking into a rent controlled apartment for only
$100/month in the lower East Side. Now granted, he has to share this with
50,000 dancing, singing, wisecracking cockroaches but that's not the reason
why the apartment is so cheap—it's slated for demolition to make way for
the world's largest single building prison.
Yes, there are a few gross out scenes involving cockroaches but for the most
part the computer generated cockroaches aren't that horrific and it is a
funny film. 50,000 dancing, singing, wisecracking cockroaches can't be
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