Every relationship has that point where you are so comfortable that you become uncomfortable. In these moments we can either behave rationally, or we can freak out, or we can do anything in between.
With On The Rocks, Sophia Coppola tells a story about a successful Manhattan couple who have reached this point, where despite all their success and comfort, something doesn’t feel quite right. Rashida Jones plays Laura, a successful author and mother of two who is stuck in this rut but. She begins to think there is more going on when her husband Dean (Marlon Wayans) stumbles home from a work trip one night and begins a passionate embrace, only to then seem like maybe she was someone else.
Her suspicions are not without cause, her father Felix (Bill Murray) cheated on her mother and in later life has become a serial philanderer. Laura can’t help wondering if every man is like her father. Felix assumes that every man is exactly like him, and so the adventure begins.
This fall’s first “event television” is coming September 20th to HBO. It’s a two hour concert special with 40 songs from the Jay-Z and Beyoncé On The Run tour and I promise it will be all anyone talks about for days before and after. The Carters are collectively worth an estimated half a billion dollars and while they’ve been the topic of much gossip since the infamous Met Gala elevator incident there’s no doubt that these two put on one hell of a show.