...a bittersweet story that feels a lot like what it’s like to be in an improv troupe: occasionally heartbreaking, but frequently hilarious.
Grounded in a very specific scene, it understands the world in which these characters operate, and what happens when a close group like that faces fracturing change.
...the most appealing aspects of Don’t Think Twice is the sense of close-knit community it depicts among its main characters, all of them members of a fictional New York City-based improv troupe named the Commune.
The film follows six improv artists in New York City, known together as The Commune, who desire to perform on the late-night show Weekend Live (...). When one is finally cast, each member suffers through a character-driven crisis...