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Amy hasn't got it easy ...
on 25 February 2013
She sure hasn't. She freaked out at the office (because of a jobtransfer after she slept with her boss), lost her job, went for treatment, got her job back, well, she forced her employer to give her her job back, she's divorced, she miscarried, lives with her mother, is in debt (because of the treatment she got); but she's not giving up. The treatment she got turned her into some kind of flower sniffin' hippy who loves everybody, or at least tries to, positive thinking naive silly 40 year old.
Now this kinda thing can only succeed, be funny etc when it's played convincingly, by somebody that gets you to like her, even if she's not all that likeable/together, even neurotic. Laura Dern does all that. The rest of the neurotic cast incl. her druggy ex Luke Wilson and creepy colleague Mike White help her aceiving that.
I enjoyed this so much more than the overhyped "girls".
Looking forward to the second series.