DON’T THINK TWICE
Comedy/Drama – 2016 – USA – 92 Minutes – The Film Arcade – Rated R
When a member of a popular New York City improv troupe gets cast on a hit TV show, the rest of the group – all best friends – start to realize that not everyone is going to make it after all. From the director of Sleepwalk With Me and the creator of This American Life comes Don’t Think Twice, a critically acclaimed comedy packed with comic stars that presents a hilarious and honest look at the lives of professional funny people.
Written & Directed by Mike Birbiglia
Starring Keegan-Michael Key, Gillian Jacobs, Mike Birbiglia, Kate Micucci, Chris Gethard, Tami Sagher
An honest and sharply drawn account of the eternal questions of ego, friendship, and sacrifice in the comedy world. – The Playlist
A delicately wrought ensemble piece with first-rate turns by Gillian Jacobs, Keegan-Michael Key, and Birbiglia himself, Don’t Think Twice scrutinizes its playful setting and finds an ideal entry point for exploring creative desperation. – IndieWire
While Don’t Think Twice depicts a certain world with incisive specificity, its themes of what success truly means are universal to anyone involved in the arts. – The Film Stage