“Better Living Through Chemistry”: Take two different films and call me in the morning


“Better Living Through Chemistry” opens Friday at Sundance Cinemas. R, 1:31, two stars out of four.

“Better Living Through Chemistry” opens with a clever credits sequence, as the camera glides over a HO-scale model town with every tree, every citizen lovingly reproduced in miniature — right down to the tiny plastic couple having sex by an open window.

Unfortunately, it quickly becomes clear that the characters in the movie aren’t much more realistic than the plastic figurines.

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