And the great thing is that she makes it funny. It's funny because she infuses the script with everyday normalcies that when said out loud are quite funny. And she's got a dream cast. You close one eye and you think it might be Bridesmaids because there is a lot of cast overlap and it's funnny, but it's not. It's not a full on comedy. To me this movie is reality which at many times becomes quite funny and absurd.
What this movie made me notice is that somebody needs to give Maya Rudolph a lead in a film because she is just amazing. I can't get enough of her onscreen. I also love Chris O'Dowd who we met as the cop in Bridesmaids. Jon Hamm can play a shit, but damn he is still a hot shit. (I'm getting excited for the return of Mad Men.) But I did find it hard to watch Kristen Wiig in such a small part where she was sad the whole time after seeing her breakout in Bridesmaids. I want to see her fly all the time.
I also admit was bit late to the Adam Scott party but I love him on Parks and Recreation and he was just so great in his movie. He is joe every guy, not a shit although acts like a shit at times and he is quite endearing. You also know that he will be there through thick and thin. I also do like Jennifer Westfeldt but I'm ready for her to let the neurotic idiosyncratic woman go. In some respects I feel her writing and directing is stronger than her acting. I like her screen writing voice. I find it very refreshing, funny, feminine and real. I like that it comes from a female perspective but treats everyone with respect.
The film opens today. Theatre info