Archives For Gillian Jacobs

Love in Actuality?

March 30, 2016 — Leave a comment

***Contains mild spoilers for Love***

Image credit: Suzanne Hanover/Netflix

Image credit: Suzanne Hanover/Netflix

Calling a relationship comedy ‘Love’ is so on the nose that it had better be ready to woo us with some pretty profound insight into the third-most consuming concept known to humanity. (Without doing any research, I wager money and sex are ahead – perhaps even food.) Judd Apatow and Paul Rust’s new Netflix series of that very name isn’t profound, but then it doesn’t even attempt a sniff in that direction. Instead, we are given a tender story about minor misfits with a surprising lack of cliché. Reader, it’s a treat.  Continue Reading…