Hooking Up Hits Familiar Beats With Fresh Story

Hooking Up manages to hit all the familiar romantic comedy beats while finding a way to freshen up the genre in the film. Darla Beene (Brittany Snow) isn’t your typical writer for a lifestyle magazine.  No, the “Oprah of orgasms” is a sex addict.  It just so happens that her court-ordered sex addict support group shares a building with a cancer support group.  This is how Darla meets Bailey Brighton (Sam Richardson).  While the diagnosis…

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Sundance 2020: Promising Young Woman

If there’s a film that you should go into without watching a trailer or reading reviews, Promising Young Woman is that film. The large majority of filmgoers will have until mid-April before they can see this film.  As a result, I’m going to be extra careful in writing about this film.  It’s a film that ought to be treated like that of a Marvel or Star Wars film.  Go into it knowing very little as…

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Sundance 2019: Bootstrapped Interview

Maribeth Monroe, Sam Richardson, Stephanie Laing, and Dave Hill sat down during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival to discuss Bootstrapped, an Indie Episodic.  Unfortunately, series creator and star Danielle Uhlarik was unable to make the trip due to her pregnancy. Bootstrapped is a very funny pilot set in Kansas City.  The pilot alone features so many alumni of the Chicago and Detroit improv families in minor and cameo roles–including Brad Morris, Andy St. Clair, Jaime…

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