Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Film Spotlight: Wishful Drinking

Beloved Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher died on Tuesday at the age of 60 after suffering cardiac failure. For those unfamiliar, 'Wishful Drinking" was a humorous autobiography of the late actress that was later turned into a documentary and stage play. It was reported that at the time of her death, Fisher was working on a follow up to the book and stage play. The HBO documentary offers the viewer a glimpse into Hollywood icon Carrie Fisher, as she tells her raw and intoxicating true story. The film touches on stardom, mental illness, addiction and much much more, the actress recounts her life's peaks and valleys with much candor and humor. Wishful Drinking is streaming now on the HBO Now app.