Jason Reitman’s new film Labor Day came out this past week. Trey had the opportunity to sit down with Joyce Maynard, the author of the novel on which Reitman’s film is based. The conversation covers authorial perspective, the changes that come with adaptation, and even a little about the struggles of single parenting. The full [...]
It’s problems started with the novel, but Jason Reitman‘s adaptation of Labor Day is sheer wish fulfillment. It plays on the desire to be taken from our humdrum lives by a magical stranger, who solves our problems and makes us feel loved for the first time.
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