Hello, My Name Is Doris
First screened in April 2016
Director: Michael Showalter. Cast: Sally Field, Max Greenfield, Tyne Daly, Beth Behrs, Stephen Root, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Caroline Aaron, Elizabeth Reaser, Peter Gallagher, Natasha Lyonne, Kumail Nanjiani, Rich Sommer, Rebecca Wisocky. Screenplay: Laura Terruso and Michael Showalter (based on the short film Doris & the Intern written and directed by Laura Terruso).

Twitter Capsule: Sally climbs a table, hoists a sign. It says, "DORIS!" She commits. It's fun. Max is fun. Script problems.

VOR:   Cast solves a lot of problems, and the movie aims a little higher than the Kooky Spinster template it suggests. Still, it's rarely more than a colorful amuse-bouche.

Photo © 2016 Roadside Attractions/Red Crown Productions

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B–

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