When he has a peculiar meet-cute with a radio-station employee named Mickey (Gillian Jacobs), she seems totally wrong, and thus totally right, for him, fun and wild and as desperately in need of comfort and stability as she is.plays out with a spiky patter, the humor charged but natural.
The powerful themes in the movie are accompanied with a cast of Broadway’s best stars and watching (I dare anyone not to break out to La Vie Boheme).
Michael Griggs, the odd couple in this two-hander have the bedraggled air of tired, worn-out souls.
A considerable amount of compassion has gone into parallel character studies of the owner of the cabin and a potential renter, roles played with uncanny empathy by John Hawkes (“Winter’s Bone”) and Tracie Thoms (“Cold Case”).
On first glance, Netflix’s new series, debuting on February 19, from husband-and-wife co-creators Paul Rust and Lesley Arfin, and Arfin’s former boss, Judd Apatow, doesn’t quite live up to the expansiveness of its title.
It initially appears to be yet another show about young(-ish) straight white folks flirting and dating, another look at millennial(-ish) Los Angeles, another gently chiding, aspirational satire of show business.