Support the Girls (2018)
March 18, 2019 2:43 PM - Subscribe

The general manager at a highway-side ''sports bar with curves" has her incurable optimism and faith, in her girls, her customers, and herself, tested over the course of a long, strange day.

Streaming on Hulu right now
posted by latkes (3 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
I thought this was low-key terrific. Not super ambitious, not super heavy handed but with a clear agenda that is feminist, pro worker, and acknowledges the realities of race in the US. Regina Hall was excellent and Shayna McHale is super charismatic and compelling.
posted by latkes at 2:47 PM on March 18, 2019

The director, Andrew Bujalski, was one of the key figures in the mid-2000s "mumblecore" movement
posted by Clustercuss at 3:03 PM on March 18, 2019

Yeah, this felt like a "little" indie movie in the classic way. It was just a simple story simply told, but it was done very well. I enjoyed watching it and Regina Hall is incredible in it. Overall, though, I mostly forgot about it after it ended.

It's still one I'd recommend, though.
posted by darksong at 4:28 PM on March 18, 2019 [2 favorites]

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