Wedded bliss put to the test at couples’ gathering in ‘The Overnight’ (Our grade: C+)

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Adam Scott, Taylor Schilling and Jason Schwartzman, in a scene from the film “The Overnight.”
Adam Scott, Taylor Schilling and Jason Schwartzman, in a scene from the film “The Overnight.”

Adam Scott, Taylor Schilling and Jason Schwartzman, in a scene from the film “The Overnight.”

Michael Phillips | Chicago Tribune

Alex has an inferiority complex. His appendage is considerably smaller than average and at a key, comically awkward moment in “The Overnight,” this recent L.A. arrival (he’s a Seattle transplant, with a wife and child) gets a look at what his new friend Kurt has to offer.

In a couple of shots the actors who play these two — Adam Scott, sporting a goatee that tries too hard, and Jason Schwartzman, alternately gregarious and wormy — flourish prosthetic genitalia. Clearly, considerable time went into finding just the right fakes both for plausibility’s sake as well as for comedy’s.

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