No real positive messages.
A disabled woman is tied up in bed with her mouth taped shut by her psychotic sister. Her sister no longer feeds her and brings her very close to death. This sister is believed to have paralyzed the woman by hitting her with her car while driving drunk. While not shown, a maid is killed by being struck with a hammer. This vicious and unstable sister also kills her sister's pet bird and serves it across her lunch; she later does the same thing, only with a dead rat.
Innuendo from two movie executives concerning sexual indiscretions that have gotten one of their actresses a great deal of negative publicity.
One of the characters mouths the word "bitch." "Crap." "Damn."
Everyone smokes cigarettes. An alcoholic woman is shown frequently drunk, filling up her glass, slurring her speech, stumbling and lurching as she walks or looks at pictures of herself when she was younger and famous. A middle-aged man is extremely drunk, stumbling around on city streets while slurring his speech.