Apple TV+‘s The Morning Show is a collection of decadent pleasures. It’s full of lovely, wealthy, and well-known actors chewing on ostentatious monologues. Glittering units staged with luxurious furnishings. Oh, and insane shouting matches between absolutely grown adults. The excellent news is The Morning Present Season 2 Episode 2 “It’s Just like the Flu” provides us all of these issues in spades. Particularly with an epic battle between Jennifer Aniston‘s Alex Levy and Reese Witherspoon‘s Bradley Jackson.
The Morning Present Season 2 opens months after the chaotic finish of Season 1, the place Alex and Bradley determined to threat all of it to air all of UBA’s soiled laundry on the dwell air. So what occurred subsequent? Apparently the newfound allies have been torn aside. Alex left UBA to actually dwell within the woods with a canine whereas Bradley got a makeover and settled into her new gig because the Queen of “The Morning Present.” What might probably deliver them again collectively? The machinations of 1 Cory Ellison (Billy Crudup). Cory convinces Alex to come back again and reunites the previous co-anchors at a tense feast that ends with…the 2 ladies howling at one another in a resort elevator bay.
The scene is wild. It’s filled with screeching and ache. Furthermore, it’s an performing tour de power from Aniston and Witherspoon that speaks to how each actresses perceive that neither of their characters perceive themselves.
The crux of the battle is each ladies really feel they have been the yet another terribly wronged within the aftermath of Season 1. Alex was so damaged down by the brutal revelations that she stepped away from her profession, sought remedy, and lived in a rural luxurious cabin. Bradley, then again, felt betrayed by Alex. We study that Alex waited every week to name Bradley and that Bradley remains to be smarting from the truth that Alex ran along with her scoop on the air. Although the problem additionally hounding the 2 insecure ladies? Who’s the star now? Is Bradley actually the star of the present? Or is she nonetheless not sufficient? Does she want Alex to assist her survive?
What’s fascinating is that The Morning Present doesn’t assault these questions with subtlety, however screeching. It provides Aniston and Witherspoon the area to point out off their craft. And that alone is entertaining.
The Morning Present Season 2 Episode 2 “It’s Just like the Flu” is now streaming on Apple TV+
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