The girls all have their own character but aren't so strictly chained to it that they become merely symbols instead of people.While the females may be on the screen the most, the two supporting males Kevin and William Sanford (John Goodman) provide the most heartwarming scenes.Through her misfortunes she meets boyfriend Kevin O'Donnell (Adam Garcia) and the Coyotes and learns from each of them to overcome the stage fright that threatens to ruin her dreams.Many moments are sappy or overly dramatic but the majority is enthralling as all the characters are solidly built.
One day Adam Garcia summoned her to his trailer saying he wanted to work on some lines with her. He said "Let's just eat really fast and they'll think we're working." So we just sort of inhaled them.
Goodman's performance provides subtle humor while his character struggles through the conflict of his daughter leaving and his desire to see her succeed.
For an actor who has put in so many great performances, this one still manages to be one of his best.
Credits CNBCers Kyle Remaly, Keith Greenwood, Bryan Russo, Laura Koski, Kat Ricker, George Manessis, Heather Butler, Chris Schwartz, Candy "Props" Cheng, Kate Welsh, Jackie Fabozzi, Tim Dewald, Kareem Bynes, Justin Johansky, Henry Fraga, Brian Steel, Jen Dauble, Tom Clendenin, Steve Smith, Aisha Royall, Erin Burnett and Regina Gilgan in Getting Back to Even. Had stints at Dallas Morning News, Newsday, Tampa Tribune, The Bond Buyer, Bond World.
(Jim Cramer Twitter.) Toughest reporter on the Street, legendary ex-CNBCer, now The Franchise at Fox Business; impact waning on low-rated channel. Wrote for Wall Street Journal from 1995-2004 before joining Newsweek, then CNBC as "on-air editor." Former amateur boxer. Favorite restaurant said to be Elaine's of Manhattan.