She’s Funny That Way (2014) Movie Review


Director: Peter Bogdanovich

Writer: Peter Bogdanovich, Louise Stratten (Screenplay)

Starring: Imogen Poots, Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston, Kathryn Hahn, Illeana Douglas, Will Forte, Rhys Ifans

Plot: On the set of a playwright’s new project, a love triangle forms between his wife, her ex-lover, and the call girl-turned-actress cast in the production.

Tagline – Show biz has always been a little screwball.

Runtime: 1 Hour 31 Minutes

There may be spoilers in the rest of the review

Story: She’s Funny That Way starts as we meet call girl turned actress Isabella Patterson (Poots) who is telling her story about how she got her big break thanks to a chance encounter with a director Arnold Albertson (Wilson) who makes him an offer to leave the life.

In a twist of events Isabella gets an audition for Arnold’s new play, turning his life upside as his wife Delta (Hahn) is working on the play and she is perfect for the role, as Isabella finds herself in the middle of a love triangle, while Arnold’s secret is revealed.

Thoughts on She’s Funny That Way

ThoughtsShe’s Funny That Way is a comedy drama that will see a group of people whose lives interweave over a series of events when it comes to casting a new Broadway play. This is a film that will see all the branches of the story that will come together through the film to show the connected lives coming together. We do have an all-star cast that will come together to make this enjoyable to watch, even if some of the stars don’t get as much time as you would like to see from the cast. It will show how personal life and professional life can come together and cause mayhem for the people involved, using the New York location to increase the chaos theory going on in the film.

Final Thoughts She’s Funny That Way is a busy comedy drama constantly throwing something new into the story.

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