Wine Country is Light-bodied, Dry and Crisp. And Amusing
Director Amy Poehler has assembled an amazing cast for Wine Country and that cast is key to the success of this amusing and enjoyable film. It follows the standard “weekend away” movie plot* and makes for a great Sunday Afternoon Film.** There were some great cameos, many conversations that women will find amusing, (and perhaps men will too) and a good soundtrack, especially if you are of a certain age.
Cost: Netflix monthly fee $8.99
Where watched: at home
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*Hijinks, things not going according to plan, fights, personal realizations, a happy ending
**Those films you watch that are pleasant and are your last gasp of freedom before it’s time to start gearing up for the coming work week.
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Favorite IMDB trivia item:
Poehler said on the Busy Tonight show that one of the film’s funniest props (the CPAP machine her character uses to help her sleep) actually belongs to her. “You know how Bradley Cooper used his real dog in A Star Is Born?” Poehler said, “I used my real CPAP machine.”