“Climate Woman” is a frothy romantic comedy a few “sassy climate lady” who has an on-air meltdown. On the Seattle morning TV present, she reveals that the present’s anchor has cheated on her. Tricia O’Kelley (“Gilmore Women”) performs climate lady Sylvia Miller and after her profession suicide finds herself with no job, no boyfriend, and no condominium. With no financial savings, she is pressured to maneuver in together with her youthful brother Walt, performed by Ryan Devlin. He and his finest pal, Byron (Patrick J. Adams) suck as a help crew and hinder her return to sanity. Trying to manage at age 35, she depends on her gal-buddies (Kaitlin Olson & Alex Kapp Horner) for recommendation. They set her up with an accountant (Jon Cryer) who on their first date has their life collectively deliberate out all the way down to the quantity and intercourse of their kids.
After a collection of job interviews, which laughingly give attention to her meltdown, she has to take a job as a waitress working for restaurant proprietor J.D performed Jane Lynch. Pushed into despair she begins an unlikely romance with a youthful man, her brother’s finest pal. They promise one another it is nothing greater than a bodily relationship, but it slowly grows right into a repressed love affair.
Whereas predictable and lighthearted, “Climate Woman” delivers with a fast-moving situation that’s at all times enjoyable and entertaining. What makes it likeable is a forged that polarizes the story and provides it emotional definition. Mark Harman (“NCIS”) performs the sleazy lecherous anchor whose persuasive powers appear as empty as his teleprompter readings. It is a cardboard character, however well-done cardboard character and even in his comeuppance scene he stays callous and despicable as he makes an attempt to rewrite the reality. Tricia O’Kelley is the power power on this movie. When her world comes tumbling down, she performs her function with spunk fairly than searching for piety. She might have been a lot stronger have been it not for her facial gyrations, because it made it troublesome to grip what is going on on inside.
The brother and his pal present a disruptive counterpoint to the Sylvia’s goals, however they’re an excessive amount of alike in seems and perspective to make a robust influence as people. The insightful cameos by Jane Lynch, (“Two & a Half Males”) Kaitlin Olson (“Two & a Half Males”) and Alex Kapp Horner (“The New Adventures of Previous Christine”) convey the ladies’s viewpoint to the story in a comic book and ironic manner. They inform us that marriage and a job, any job, any man is extra essential than a loving relationship. Jon Cryer’s (“Two & a Half Males”) good portrayal of the anal-thinking accountant is the catalyst that turns Sylvia away from any critical relationship to 1 that’s purely bodily. Enrico Colantoni cleverly performs the present’s TV director, one who is aware of the potential of confrontational tv. You’ll like his selections in selecting digital camera angles.
Manufacturing values are first-rate. Shot on location in Seattle and Los Angeles, the movie has a ravishing sense of house, timing, and course, a tribute to author/director Blayne Weaver. With marquee tv stars, the movie ought to play effectively in theatres however its finest house will probably be on the small display screen the place its prime demographic audience resides.
CREDITS: “Climate Woman” stars Tricia O’Kelley, Patrick J. Adams, Ryan Devlin, Mark Harmon, Kaitlin Olson, Alex Kapp Horner, Marin Hinkle, Jon Cryer, and Jane Lynch. Written and Directed by Blayne Weaver; Produced by Secret Identification in affiliation with Steakhaus Productions and Tricia O’Kelley; Cinematography by Brandon Trost; Edited by Abe Levy; Manufacturing Design by Michael Fitzgerald; Artwork Path by Samson Kellman; Manufacturing Sound Mixer: George Flores; Costume design by Sarah Trost; Key Make-up by Keri Ann Luevano, Unique Music by Andrew Hollander. Operating Time: 92 minutes. Rated R. Accessible on DVD.