The return of Roseanne was… fine. There were plenty of laughs, but mainly because it was just nice to see such a lovable cast back again. Like many revivals, this was bogged down in having to catch up on too much. The first two episodes did an admirable job trying to give us two decades of background information scattered throughout the runtime.
After describing the plot to Lady Bird to a coworker and declaring it the best film I’ve seen this year, she asked me: “Why?”
Why. The short answer: it’s the type of film that I would want to write for the world.