The Sundance crowd pleaser is almost here.
Late Night was one of the films from this year’s Sundance Film Festival that Amazon bought for just a billion dollars. I can see why. The movie is a heartwarming crowd pleaser. Written by Mindy Kaling and starring here, Emma Thompson, John Lithgow and a host of people you may not know by name, Late Night is a light comedy that has mainstream potential written all over it. [1
9659007] But that’s also Late Night ‘s problem: it’s an easy to watch but mostly unfunny movie about comedy made to mildly please everyone. That kind of comes through in the first trailer for the movie:
Again, Late Night isn ‘t a bath, exactly, just very mild. I wish I liked it more than colleagues exited the movie directly to announce its supremacy on Twitter, making me feel like I had been transported into an alternate dimension or something. I’m still waiting to find out how wrong I am when the movie comes out June 17.