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Late Night Movie Review


Mindy Kaling plays Molly, a chemical plant efficiency expert who dreams of comedy and becoming a writer for her favorite show and star ever, Late Night With Katherine Newbury. The host, played with the maximum English pomposity by Emma Thompson, finds herself being criticized for having an all-male all-white writing staff at exactly the moment the completely inexperienced Molly shows up, How can Molly make sure that she’s not viewed as merely a diversity hire, deal with the toxic male work environment, and save Katherine’s show from impending cancellation? If I told you, you’d have no reason to go see the movie but Chris, Frank, and Beau discuss how they feel about how it happened right here in the review.


DIRECTED BY: Nisha Ganatra

STARRING: Emma Thompson, Mindy Kaling, Hugh Dancy, Max Casella, John Lithgow, Reid Scott, Denis O’Hare, Amy Ryan, Ike Barinholtz, Paul Walter Hauser, John Early, Megalyn Echikunwoke, Annaleigh Ashford, Halston Sage, Marc Kurdisch

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