Pick of the week: “The Overnight” (Netflix) — My full review is here. New couple on the block (Taylor Schilling and Adam Scott) have a dinner party with some cool new friends (Jason Schwartzman and Judith Godreche) that turns into something much, much more in Patrick Brice’s raunchy and brisk comedy that’s sweeter and wiser than you’d expect from a movie with this many prosthetic penises.
“Meet the Patels” opens Friday at Sundance Cinemas. PG, 1:28, three stars out of four.
To modern sensibilities, the idea of an arranged marriage seems arcane, arbitrary, if not downright silly. After all, the modern single person chooses to find a partner in a more modern and scientific way — say, by putting their picture on a stranger’s phone and hoping they swipe left.