Sarah’s ambivalence makes her especially easy prey for Nick (Andrew Heckler), a hunky, smooth-talking sleaze who delights in seducing brides-to-be. As Nick explains to a friend, “Engaged women are the ultimate challenge.” As it turns out, Sarah isn’t much of a challenge after all.
Meanwhile, Nicole is trying to balance her professional responsibilities with her personal commitments. She fears she’s spending too much time at work and not enough with b.f. Dan (Vincent Angell) and other intimates. Cara, who long ago dated Dan, has finally come out as a lesbian. And while Nicole and Sarah accept her lover, Lisa (Pamela Gray), as a new friend, Cara has a more difficult time coping with her disapproving mother (Donna Mitchell).
There isn’t much here that’s new and exciting. But most of it is amusing, and some of it is insightful. The idea of a rogue who specializes in seducing engaged women is worthy of a pic all its own. Here, however, it’s just one of several subplots artfully juggled by director Brett Parker.
Working from a well-balanced script by Nina Colman, Parker manages to keep all the major characters in sharp focus. In this, he is helped by a first-rate ensemble cast. Standouts include Tucci as a woman who suspects she really can’t have it all, and Pomerantz as a woman who fears she hasn’t had nearly enough.
Soundtrack features some well-chosen Top 40 singles of the past three decades. Other tech values are more than adequate.