Late Night is a Hilarious Workplace Comedy With Sharp Social Commentary (Review)

Late Night is a Hilarious Workplace Comedy With Sharp Social Commentary (Review)

After over a decade of success writing and starring in The Office and The Mindy Project, actress and comedienne Mindy Kaling has ventured into writing for film, and the words of her debut feature screenplay are translated into the terrific workplace comedy Late Night. Kaling’s years of experience in writer’s rooms over the years infuse the engaging narrative set in the production of a late-night talk show with a dedication to realism, hilarious dialogue and optimistic social commentary. Read more

A Wrinkle in Time is a Gorgeous but Nonsensical Film With a Solid Emotional Core (Review)

A Wrinkle in Time is a Gorgeous but Nonsensical Film With a Solid Emotional Core (Review)

It’s always a bit weird when the director comes on at the beginning of the film and thanks you for coming to see their movie.  Why do that? The movie speaks for itself (or should) and if you want to thank me for coming to see it, do it by making the movie awesome. The hidden message tacked on to ‘thanks for coming to see this’ is always:  ‘…even though it probably sucks’. I don’t want to say A Wrinkle In Time sucked because it didn’t. I have a special place in my heart for A Wrinkle in Time – I LOVED the book when I was very young.  I actually reread it recently to prepare for this movie and was shocked by how different it was (and I was) than what I remembered.  And also because A Wrinkle in Time looked like a lot of fun to make. Read more