Once, a friend of mine asked cha-cha, "Who is a better actor than Keanu Reeves, but worse-looking than Keanu Reeves, and in more movies than Keanu Reeves?" Answer: Steve Buscemi.
Dan Zukovic's "THE LAST BIG THING", called the "best unknown American film of the 1990's" in the film book "Defining Moments in Movies" (Editor: Chris Fujiwara), was finally released on DVD by Vanguard Cinema. (www.vanguardcinema.com/thelastbigthing/thelastbigthing) Featuring an important early role by 2011 Best Supporting Actor Oscar Nominee Mark Ruffalo ("Shutter Island", "Zodiac", "The Kids Are Alright"), "THE LAST BIG THING" had a US theatrical release in 1998, and gained a cult following over several years of screenings on the Showtime Networks. "A distinctly brilliant and original work." Kevin Thomas - Los Angeles Times"A satire whose best moments echo the tone of a Nathanial West novel...Nasty Fun!"Stephen Holden - New York Times"One of the cleverest recent satires on contemporary Los Angeles...a very funny sleeper!" Michael Wilmington - Chicago Tribune"One of the few truly original low budget comedies of recent years." John Hartl - Seattle Times"'The Last Big Thing' is freakin' hilarious! The most important and overlookedindie film of the 1990's. " Chris Gore - Film Threat