Self-educated film geek.
Ellen Burstyn’s ability to wring emotion out of each scene is incredible, bringing to life the story of this emotionally wrought single woman trying to raise a child in a fatherless home. She is magnetic as you watch her think through each scene, with character tropes and events subverted to the point of surprise. I loved this and it made me want to write to every one of those fools that say Scorsese only does mob films. Highly recommended.
Mr. Cummings, I hope you have the best Tuesday of your entire life...and everyday after.
It's the least this universe can give you. The chances you take in this, the vulnerability that is on display, and dialogue that, even without context, is oxygen-depleting: "I kissed the vacuum cleaner." Holy shit.
You are now in the rolodex of my brain. When the need for the skilled hand of unbridled, indie framed dramedy DONE WELL, with heart, a beating heart, that…