On his first episode as the new host of Late Night (the only one I was able to see at press time), Seth Meyers stuck with what he’s good at, focusing on Weekend Update-style jokes (most of which were pretty solid) and bringing friend and former Saturday Night Live co-star Amy Poehler on as his first guest. There’s certainly room for improvement—the set looks flimsy and cheap, and bandleader Fred Armisen is criminally underused—but overall it’s a strong start for a new Late Night era.
Looking for some more cute dolphin antics? It delivers.
What’s surprising is that Tom Hardy, an actor best known for playing brutal characters, seems every bit as cute and vulnerable as his canine co-star.
The final installment fulfills its function of flattering the worldview of Rand’s fans and followers, while completely failing as a piece of narrative cinema.
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