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Invoice Murray’s allure can’t disguise the disappointment of ‘On the Rocks’ – TechCrunch


“On the Rocks,” a brand new movie on Apple TV+, focuses on a troubled marriage between Laura (a author performed by Rashida Jones) and Dean (a startup government performed by Marlon Wayans). When Laura begins to suspect Dean of dishonest on her, she turns to her father Felix (Invoice Murray) for assist.

The movie reunites Murray together with his “Misplaced in Translation” director Sofia Coppola. It will possibly really feel feather-light at occasions, because of his seemingly easy allure — it’s onerous to withstand Felix when he’s singing to a bar stuffed with strangers or devouring caviar throughout an impromptu stakeout. However the script and performances additionally make it painfully clear that he’s let Laura down as a father, and that her disappointment hasn’t gone away.

As we focus on on the most recent episode of the Original Content podcast, we beloved watching superbly shot footage of Murray and Jones in traditional New York Metropolis bars and eating places. We have been, nonetheless, a bit much less glad with the ending, which doesn’t actually do justice to all of the thorny emotional points that the movie raises.

Along with reviewing “On the Rocks,” we additionally focus on Netflix’s imminent U.S. price increase and the new trailer for the pandemic thriller “Songbird”.

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And should you’d wish to skip forward, right here’s how the episode breaks down:
0:35 “Emily in Paris” listener response
4:50 “Songbird” trailer dialogue
9:14 Netflix worth dialogue
15:50 “On the Rocks” evaluate
33:00 “On the Rocks” spoiler dialogue