Table 19 | Movie Review

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Table 19 is a 87 minute Comedy/Drama that is starring Anna Kendrick, Lisa Kudrow, Craig Robinson, Tony Revolori, Stephen Merchant and June Squibb. It is directed by Jeffrey Blitzmostly known for the TV show The Office (2006-2013)A synopsis reads: “Eloise, having been relieved of maid of honor duties after being unceremoniously dumped by the best man via text, decides to attend the wedding anyway, only to find herself seated with five fellow unwanted guests at the dreaded Table 19″.

What I like about this film is the fact that the story is simple, charming and it presents the raw reality and sometimes awkwardness of relationships. There are two main relationships that are depicted, and both of them have its complications: the relationship between Eloise and Teddy and the one between Bina and Jerry Kepp. Besides this, we have a young man, Rezno,  who is struggling with his confidence in asking someone to dance with him.

Nobody beautiful, rich or influential is at table 19. It turns out they are all at a turning point in their lives and the story evolves about their various crisis. These people are all amazing and their stories are interesting. I believe the soundtrack is well chosen and the spark of sensuality provided when Huck and Eloise dance is well done. I discovered a new song in this film that I now love- Roses by The Chainsmokers and ROZES

Stepehen Merchant’s character, Walter, will definitely make you laugh with his funny and awkward way of being and the way he talks. Nanny Jo is also an interesting character that gives the story a plus.This film is a combination of funny and sad moments, but I feel that it works well for its viewers. On the whole, Table 19 is a feel-good film that is definitely worth watching. If I were to rate this film I would give it a 7 out of 10.

Table 19 is out in cinemas everywhere !

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One thought on “Table 19 | Movie Review

  1. Hey, its great to find someone else who likes this film. The critics have really come down on it but its really two films in one: a cliche wedding rom-com plus a more sensitve comedy of manners looking at what it feels like for some guests to be marginalised as un-important. There were some touching scenes that were away from the wedding that saved the film from being a mess.

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