Movie Review – Friendsgiving
Molly and Abbey, along with their crew of close friends and acquaintances, host a dysfunctional, comical and chaotic Thanksgiving dinner.
With COVID still in full effect, I haven’t been the most social. Luckily, I’ve still been able to have one-on-one’s with good friends. My friend Katie and I watched this movie in anticipation of Thanksgiving, and it was a lot of fun!
In a nutshell, a mom on the verge of divorce plans to have a humble Thanksgiving with a couple of friends, but when the word gets out about her little party, craziness ensues as her house fills up.
So many things just worked for this movie. I think foremost was the cast. There were a slew of great, funny comedians included in this movie. After seeing the cast list and the trailer, I had to watch this.
The plot was super simple but great. I think we’ve all had some Thanksgiving shenanigans in our lives, but this movie takes it to a whole other level. I enjoyed all the crazy hijinks. Most of them did involve sex, drugs, or alcohol (as a warning), but with all the great comedians and actors involved each scene was hilarious. I especially loved the lesbian characters and their spiels (can we all introduce ourselves that way please?). Although the main plot was a bit loose overall, I think the emphasis for the movie was on the comedy, and that made it great to me.
Ultimately, this movie was a big hit for me and my friend Katie, and I highly recommend it if you want a simple but funny Thanksgiving-themed movie. Happy watching!
That’s it for this movie review. How about you? Have you seen this one?
Did you enjoy it? Love it, hate it? Feel free to comment, and have a great day!
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