“Game Night” starts with a charming and economical meet cute. Max (Jason Bateman) and Annie (Rachel “Why Isn’t She in Everything” McAdams) are both ridiculously competitive and good at games.
“Morning Glory” begins with a firing. Becky (Rachel McAdams), a loyal producer on a local affiliate’s morning show, is unceremoniously dumped. All doom and gloom, her mom tells her that since she’s 28 years old, her dream of becoming a television producer is basically over. Five minutes later, Jerry Barnes (Jeff Goldblum) of IBS is on the horn and offers her a job to executive produce the network’s embarrassment of a morning show, “DayBreak.”
“Morning Glory” begins with a firing. Becky (Rachel McAdams), a loyal producer on some local affiliate’s morning show, is dumped unceremoniously. There are only so many ways to lampoon morning television, and there are only so many times a weather man can be enthusiastic about weather vanes before it becomes grating.