Let the Debate Begin Over Accuracy of ‘Morning Glory’

By Andrew Gauthier 

TVSpy

“Morning Glory,” the romantic comedy set in the caffeinated world of morning news, opens today nationwide, leaving news industry folks to critique and maybe even enjoy Hollywood’s latest portrayal of a TV newsroom. Los Angeles Times film critic Kenneth Turan writes that the movie feels accurate “to the nuts and bolts realities of the a.m. TV world.” Here’s a round-up of what other critics are saying…

Manohla Dargis, The New York Times
‘”Daybreak’ represents one of those fantasy work families in which few people do much visible labor. Instead they crack wise and snipe at one another” More…

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
“In its version of story meetings and problems with talent, it’s not a million miles away from what I’ve seen taking place.” More…

Scott Bowles, USA Today
“[Morning Glory] ultimately takes a strange journalistic stand. Lighten up, it tells hard-news junkies. Mornings are for smiles and frittata recipes.” More…

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