Mack and Rita is a big disappointment
Mack and Rita stars Diane Keaton. It has a female director (Katie Aselton). Of course those credentials made me want to watch it. The premise of the story – a 30 year old temporarily occupies her 70 year old body – has promise, the but implementation of that idea was not great.
Poms, oh, just have some fun
Poms tells about a group of elders in an active retirement community who are determined to live, live, live, until they die. They form a cheerleading squad and go to competitions against high school kids. Watch it on Netflix.
Hampstead, a blooming romance for grownups
Hampstead is based on a true story about a man who built a shack in the hidden confines of Hampstead Heath and lived there for 17 years. Everything changed when a woman came into his life. This sweet romantic comedy is streaming on Netflix.
Review: Book Club
Based on the trailer for Book Club, I thought it would be a series of double entendres. Thank goodness it is more than that.
Watch This: Trailer for Book Club
Diane Keaton, Candice Bergen, Jane Fonda, and Mary Steenburgen! Hell, I don’t even care what the movie is. Okay. The movie is called Book Club. It’s about a fairly stodgy book club that decides to read Fifty Shades of Grey.
45 Years and Still Having Sex
45 Years is a British drama about a couple preparing for a 45th anniversary of their wedding. Here’s the synopsis.
Review: And So It Goes
And So It Goes is a romantic comedy for the over 60 crowd. It stars Michael Douglas as Oren and Diane Keaton as Leah. I’ve been watching romantic comedies for over 60 years and this is why: Romantic comedies are completely predictable; you know what’s going to happen before you begin Romantic comedies make you […]
Last Tango in Halifax might be Last Tango in Santa Fe
The Guardian tells us that Diane Keaton plans US remake of BBC’s Last Tango in Halifax. It will air on HBO. Sally Wainwright, the creator of the show, says she will be a producer of the American version but will not have a huge role in the production.