The key moment in Roger Michell’s comedy Morning Glory
comes when Becky Fuller (Rachel McAdams), the ambitious, workaholic executive producer of the morning news show “Daybreak,” argues with Mike Pomeroy (Harrison Ford), her heavy-drinking, hard-news-only reporting anchorman. As the two stand by a catering tray, she points out that he’s bran, and that their struggling program needs to be like a donut -- something people enjoy. When he sticks to his old-school no-fluff guns, she tells him that the war between entertainment and news is over and his side lost. That’s a great hard truth for Mike to hear, but it also betrays how insubstantial, though often entertai...