Tag Archives: Susan Sarandon

Cinema Review – The Meddler

Marnie (Susan Sarandon) has just moved to LA to be closer to her daughter Lori (Rose Byrne). Although Marnie insists all the time that “basically I feel great!”, it soon becomes clear, from her constant voicemails to her daughter and the fact that she crashes parties and spends her money on anyone but herself, that the recent death of her husband has left her at a loss. When her daughter goes to New York for work, Marnie finds herself alone in LA for the first time, and struggling to make real connections. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – The Calling

When an elderly woman is murdered in a small Canadian town, Detective Hazel Micallef (Susan Sarandon) is dragged into a case that has links to others across the country, and may not be as simple as she first thought. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Tammy

Tammy (Melissa McCarthy) is having a terrible day; she hits a deer with her car, gets fired and finds her husband cheating on her, so she does what any maladjusted person would do, hits the road with her grandmother Pearl (Susan Sarandon) to see Niagra Falls. Along the way the two women realise they have more in common than they thought, and perhaps running away is not the answer. Continue reading

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JDIFF 2013 Review – Robot & Frank

In the not too distant future, Frank (Frank Langella) is given a robot by his son Hunter (James Marsden) to help around the house. The trouble is Frank is a retired jewel thief, and it is not long before he sees the benefit of having a robot on his side, which leads to past crimes coming back to haunt him. Continue reading

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Cinema Review – Jeff, Who Lives at Home

Jeff is a 30 year old slacker who still lives in his mother’s basement, he believes in fate, but does not have the motivation to make things happen for himself. When he is dispatched on an errand for his mother he may finally discover his destiny, through a series of unexpected events. Continue reading

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Trailer Talk – Jeff Who Lives At Home

Jeff is a slacker in his mid-30s who still lives in his mother’s basement, he believes in fate, but does not have the motivation to make things happen for himself. When he is dispatched on an errand for his mother he may finally discover his destiny, through a series of unexpected events. Continue reading

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