"All my films ultimately become place-specific. Funny Ha Ha didn’t have to be Boston—but once we were shooting it there, it became a very Boston movie."
Most of the film is artlessly sunny and overlit to excess, looking like a cheap painting you might find for sale at a beachfront souvenir shop.
Bujalski has replaced the hallmarks of the genre with the verbal awkwardness and spiritual messiness of real life
Jenny Slate's Obvious Child is the abortion narrative cinema has been lacking