Monday, September 07, 2009

Eileen McVety's "Welcome to the Company...," the movie

Now showing at My Book, The Movie: Welcome to the Company... by Eileen McVety.

The entry begins:
Part comedy, part how-to documentary, the film version of Welcome to the Company (or what it’s really like working here) is comprised almost entirely of antagonists. The sole protagonist, the unnamed new hire, is essentially you, the viewer. You are an eager and enthusiastic employee, too new in your role to be jaded yet by your working environment. If you are a woman, you might be played by a wide-eyed Amy Adams; if you’re a man, maybe a cool and inquisitive Justin Long. But sorry to say, YOU are basically irrelevant to the story. You are merely a foil for the madness and hypocrisy surrounding you.

Your boss is Gordon Wiggins, CEO of the Gordon Wiggins Group, played by Will Ferrell. Gordon is over-the-top friendly, but beneath his superficial affability exists a simmering resentment for being stuck in the same lousy profession for 30 years. Gordon’s insecurity is evidenced by the fact that the only...[read on]
Learn more about Eileen McVety and Welcome to the Company... at the Spot-on Writing website. Read--Coffee with a Canine: Eileen McVety & Shamrock.

My Book, The Movie: Welcome to the Company....

--Marshal Zeringue