Minions is about to make millions. And why shouldn’t it?
The screenplay is anything but inventive, but it supplies a puppy-dog charm that’s tough to resist.
It’s Emmy time again, and among the nominees for the top awards are five first-time contenders, three of whom have been acting for decades on the big and/or small screen.
The double-meaning title makes it sound like a movie about a childless person whose friends have children. But it’s actually a movie about friends who decide to have a child.
There’s really no plot here, just the path of a stage tour as it proceeds. But privileged moments abound as we look in on O’Brien and his staff.
For its protagonist, it’s a vivid dream that provides an escape from a terrifying reality. For the audience, it’s a grating grab bag of titillating nonsense. For a critic, it’s a session with a doodle pad.