Tag Archive for 'Polly Draper'

Obvious Child (Blu-ray Review)

There is a certain category that a film like Obvious Child could easily fit into, as it features a female comedian turning in a comedic/slightly dramatic performance in a small comedy about a struggling woman finding new love, while dealing with her current life situation.  This does not mean the film is inherently bad.  Just […]


Obvious Child Finds Its Way to Blu-ray This October

Jenny Slate (TV’s “Saturday Night Live”) gives the breakout performance of the year playing Donna Stern, a standup comedian that gets dumped, fired and pregnant just in time for Valentine’s Day. Obvious Child, “one of the most startling, honest romantic comedies to appear onscreen in years” (Ann Hornaday, Washington Post), arrives on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD) and DVD […]


NBFF 2014 Reviews: ‘Teacher of the Year’ and ‘Obvious Child’

Saturday Night at the 15th Annual Newport Beach Film Fest was another challenging scenario, as a number of films were showing and I had to consider how to best spend my time. Fortunately, the two movies I was able to see were both quite good. Teacher of the Year is my favorite film of the […]