It is [Eurydice's] screen test, set to Janis Joplin's "Me and Bobby McGee," that becomes the movie's great emotional setpiece. . . . The actors who pour into this company's offices for a chance at a part-some preening, some sullen, others with a deep sadness—are the victims of that industry. As the film goes on, however, they also become one of its main sources of momentum and life.