As another installment of Whit Stillman's trilogy, The Last Days of Disco fits chronologically between Metropolitan (1990) and Barcelona (1994), with several cameos overlapping and linking the films. During "the very early 1980s," friends gather at a popular Manhattan disco club reminiscent of Studio 54, where getting past the velvet ropes and inside was the first step. Edgy ad-exec Jimmy (Mackenzie Astin) can sometimes get his clients in with the help of the club's womanizing assistant manager, his pal Des (Chris Eigeman), who lets them enter via the rear door. Beautiful brunette Charlotte (Kate Beckinsale) and her former college classmate Alice (Chloe Sevigny) move about the club during the 24-minute opening club sequence. Attorney Tom (Robert Sean Leonard) takes an interest in calm, reserved Alice. Both Alice and the opinionated, assertive Charlotte hold day jobs as entry-level editorial associates at a small book publisher. With Holly (Tara Subkoff) as a third roommate, the trio rents a railroad flat in the Manhattan's Yorkville neighborhood. Charlotte throws dinner parties in an effort to solidify a social circle as an alternative to "the ferocious pairing off" around her. ~ Bhob Stewart, Rovi
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The original movie with Kate Beckinsale made me realy fall for her,am of the age the movie represetnts and gues what the chareters are pretenious, but that is the times we were in, remember Vietnam, mised by 2 years my brother was not so luky. It was all new we were the smart ones the good looking people with inteligence ruled or so we toght. This movie can be truly apreciated for people of a certain age and background. Thats all folks.
I really don't know what to think of this movie. All of the characters were extremely unlikeable, and the dialogue is very pretentious and unnatural. I also had a very difficult time telling all the male characters apart, and the character Holly seemed like a big waste of space.