Legendary late-night talk show host's world is turned upside down when she hires her only female staff writer. Originally intended to smooth over diversity concerns, her decision has unexpectedly hilarious consequences as the two women separated by culture and generation are united by their love of a biting punchline.
Rated R, Comedy, Drama, 102 minutes
Emma Thompson and Mindy Kaling have good chemistry on screen with a strong ensemble cast. Good script, cinematography, and editing. The story moves along briskly with defined points and not too obvious conclusions.
Mindy Kaling worked for Conan O'Brien as an intern.