Waitress

Dan Movie Reviews

Waitress is a small indie flick (distributed by Fox Searchlight) directed by Adrienne Shelly, a promising writer/director/actress who was tragically murdered by an illegal immigrant. Yes I know that’s a rather morbid way to start any movie review, but it needed to be stated. The film is about Jenna (Keri Russell), a waitress in a loveless abusive marriage who finds out that she’s pregnant. She doesn’t want to be pregnant – she just wants to make pies, which she does …