Karma of the Title! On-Air Review of ‘Shortcomings’

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com appears on “The Morning Mess” with Ben Thompson on WBGR-FM (Monroe, Wisconsin) on August 3rd, reviewing “Shortcomings,” directed by Randall Park in his feature debut, based on a graphic novel. In theaters beginning August 4th.

Ben (Justin H. Min) is an aimless movie theater manager who is living with Miko (Ally Maki) in Berkeley, California, although their relationship is shaky. When Miko goes to New York City for an internship, Ben gets into a series of questionable relationships that doesn’t give him any satisfaction. When his gay best friend Alice (Sherry Cola) also moves to NYC, Ben decides to follow her there and spy on Miko. What he finds out has as much to do with himself than her.

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Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com reviewed “Shortcomings” during the Morning Mess with Ben Thompson on WBGR-FM, Monroe, Wisconsin, August 34, 2023 …

”Shortcomings” is in theaters beginning August 4th. Featuring Justin H. Min, Ally Maki, Tavi Gevinson, Debby Ryan and Sherry Cola. Written by Adrian Tomine, from her graphic novel. Directed by Randall Park. Rated “R”

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