Ice Grill, USA
Friday, June 25, 2010 at 9:10 PM (EDT)
'Ice Grill, USA' is a vivid yet stark examination of the pursuit of the American Dream. Set in the multicultural landscape of AtlanticCity, NJ, 'Ice Grill, USA' examines class struggle and the acquisitionof status in a morally indifferent community.Auggie Logan, the film's noble protagonist, fights to remainvirtuosity in a city whose principle industry is vice.
Seeking to gain the favor of the neighborhood beauty, Auggie is forced tonavigate the treacherous paths of the only two career optionsavailable: the black market pharmaceutical drug trade and casino hospitality services. Auggie is torn between the sales pitches and life philosophies of his drug dealer best friend and his corporate sellout brother at thebehest of their cutthroat bosses. He also struggles to adhere to theblue collar values championed by his father.Besieged on all sides by flashy high rollers, colorful cretans and good people who've lost their way, in 'Ice Grill, USA' Auggie Logansets out to find his way in a city where misery is a company.