REVIEW: ‘The Party’s Just Beginning’ (2019) is Mostly Bleak, With Mere Glimpses of Greatness

December 22, 2019

REVIEW: ‘The Party’s Just Beginning’ (2019) is Mostly Bleak, With Mere Glimpses of Greatness

December 22, 2019

For Karen Gillan’s directorial debut The Party’s Just Beginning, she leaves behind the fantastical worlds of Doctor Who and Guardians of the Galaxy, and heads back to her Scottish roots. 

She stars as Liusaidh, a twenty-something that works on the cheese counter at a supermarket by day, and goes out to drink and shag her feelings away by night. Her best friend recently killed themselves – not a spoiler, it’s revealed before the title card rolls – and Liusaidh has been spiralling ever since. 

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