Be cool, get chicks." While that's paraphrased and boiled down, it's nonetheless the essential creed of Dex (Donal Logue), the corpulent connoisseur of carnality who lumbers through this debut feature from Jenniphr Goodman as if he's Paul Bunyan and every woman in sight is a tree. Overweight and underemployed, Dex is a man with a mission ... in bed. Or in the library, which is where we first meet him, hastily humping frumpy Beth (Ayelet Kaznelson) while her oblivious husband, Ed (John Hines), mingles outside at their 10-year college reunion. Ushered into the story by strains of Tex-Mex/Zydeco-lite plus a shelf of works by all the great dead male philosophers, we linger briefly and mysteriously upon one... More >>>
Teri Thomson Randall
A Dubious Lothario: Donal Logue hits on every woman in sight in The Tao of Steve.