Paul Weitz

Oct 6 2015

Grandma

There’s something magical about Lily Tomlin, whether she’s playing adorably dizzy in the Netflix series “Grace and Frankie” or callous and cynical (but somehow still adorable) in writer/director Paul Weitz’s “Grandma”, a comedy of — well, past errors. When ¬†teenager Sage (Julia Garner) shows up at the door of her bohemian grandmother Elle (Tomlin) needing […]
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Mar 22 2013

Admission

(This review originally appeared at Reel Film News on March 22, 2013.) What do you do when you’re watching a movie that doesn’t really challenge you, offend you, or do anything to provoke any kind of visceral response, yet manages to be sweet? This is the debate I’m having as I recount my thoughts about […]
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