Late Night

critic Reviews

80% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score80%
  • Smart, timely, and brought to life by a terrific cast, Late Night is a workplace comedy with a lot of heart -- and just as many laughs.
  • Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Josh LarsenLarsenOnFilm
    The material just isn't there.
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    Lisa NesselsonFrance24
    A good movie, about two female characters...women can certainly excel...
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    Alex HeeneySeventh Row
    Unfortunately, Late Night has little to offer beyond Thompson's wardrobe, and of course Thompson herself.
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    Jim Schembri3AW
    There wouldn't be a single minute of 30 Rock or Parks & Recreation that isn't funnier and more relevant than this film and its fumbling attempt to pursue a "woke" agenda about diversity, gender equality glass ceilings and male privilege...Groan-worthy.
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    Kate RodgerNewshub (NZ)
    Moments of brilliance, some decent belly laughs courtesy of some great gender gags are the upside to a pretty patchy, predictable and undernourishing overall experience.
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    Wenlei MaNews.com.au
    Mindy Kaling wrote the screenplay with Emma Thompson in mind and you can see the character was crafted for exactly her talents.
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    Katherine MonkEx-Press.com
    ...Because Late Night featured such a complex character in Katherine, and such a capable actor in Emma Thompson, the movie probably could have gone a few floors deeper into the dungeons of our dated ideas.
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    Joyce SlatonCommon Sense Media
    Light tone, deep messages in female-centric comedy.
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    Matthew ToomeyABC Radio Brisbane
    It's too much of a Cinderella-story in places but for the most part, this is still an entertaining, feel-good comedy-drama.
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    Stephen RomeiThe Australian
    Kaling and Thompson are going after something different, and while it's acerbically funny at times it also feels quite real and of the moment.
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