The Meddler
First screened in January 2017
Director: Lorene Scafaria. Cast: Susan Sarandon, Rose Byrne, J.K. Simmons, Cecily Strong, Lucy Punch, Jason Ritter, Jerrod Carmichael, Michael McKean, Casey Wilson, Sarah Baker, Amy Landecker, Billy Magnussen, Megalyn Echikunwoke. Screenplay: Lorene Scafaria.

Twitter Capsule: Would you look at that. Key relations and characters so well drawn. Broader, but you can see Things to Come from here.

VOR:   Genuinely rounded portraits of woman in later middle age are rarer in U.S. cinema than many people realize, even among independents.

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Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+

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