Film Selection 02: Chances
WAITRESS (Adrienne Shelly, 2007)
Starring: Keri Russell, Adrienne Shelly, Cheryl Hines, Nathan Fillion, Jeremy Sisto
Jenna’s life is hell. Her husband is a complete idiot and she works a dead-end job in a diner. Her happiness only comes from baking mouth-watering, delicious pies. Then something arrives: a baby. Will she give in or will she take this opportunity to escape?
YOUNG ADULT (Jason Reitman, 2011)
Starring: Charlize Theron, Patton Oswalt, Patrick Wilson, Elizabeth Reaser, Jill Eikenberry
High school is temporary. Supposedly.
MY MAN GODFREY (Gregory La Cava, 1936)
Starring: Carole Lombard, William Powell, Alice Brady, Gail Patrick, Eugene Pallette
The capitalistic love story you’ve dreamt of your whole life.
IN THE BEDROOM (Todd Field, 2001)
Starring: Tom Wilkinson, Sissy Spacek, Nick Stahl, Marisa Tomei, William Mapother
Life after death is tough; the choice is either to wallow in grief or to fight against the quagmire of sadness. Which one will you take?