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Tully: The Review

Director: Jason Reitman
Cast: Charlize Theron, Mackenzie Davis, Ron Livingston, Mark Duplass
Plot: Exhausted mother of three (Theron) hires a night nanny (Davis) to help her with her new-born, but the mysteriously helpful nanny might have further reaching effects on her family life. 1,046 more words


What To Know Before You See "Tully" (No Spoilers)

The dark ode-to-motherhood Tully written by Diablo Cody and directed by Jason Reitman has proved a bit of a critical puzzler. Hailed as a spiritual sequel to the pair’s… 770 more words

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Theater Review: Jagged Little Pill

Earlier this month the American Repertory Theater (ART) started previews of Jagged Little Pill, a new musical directed by Diane Paulus featuring the music of… 851 more words



The combination of director Jason Reitman, screenwriter Diablo Cody, and can-do-anything actress Charlize Theron is a potent one. Their last effort, Young Adult, was a favorite of mine the year it came out, and the equally adept Tully is also a solid achievement (Reitman and Cody’s first hit Juno remains their best). 200 more words


Tully (2018)

Diablo Cody’s work as a screenwriter is a bit of a required taste, as her dialogue often slips into overwritten self-amusement. It’s a tough stylistic choice to accommodate in a real-world drama, something she pulled off very awkwardly in Juno and with expert emotional cruelty in Young Adult. 869 more words

Brandon Ledet


Tully is one of those terribly difficult films to discuss without spoilers, so bear with me.

The second Diablo Cody collaboration with Charlize Theron following… 812 more words



After the misfire that was Ricki & the Flash, it’s good to see writer Diablo Cody reunited with director Jason Reitman, the team responsible for… 93 more words