Thursday, August 11, 2016

Tumbledown 2015

     Andrew McDonnell has been calling Hannah about getting information to write a biography for his PhD dissertation about her musician husband, Hunter Miles.  Hannah is trying to write this book herself but she’s finding it to be too difficult.  She is still too close to the subject and that her husband died.  Hannah finally agrees to provide information for Andrew to write this book.  It is still difficult for Hannah because she doesn’t want to let go of the past or any of its details. 
     Hall and Sudeikis have chemistry together and the scenery in this area is very rough but beautiful.  Hannah has two dogs and they are a part of this film too with their pushiness.  A LOT of fans come to Hunter’s grave and they leave things behind for him.  Hannah collects them when she goes to visit.  3 ½* (I liked this movie)

105 min, Comedy directed by Sean Mewshaw with Rebecca Hall, Jason Sudeikis, Blythe Danner, Joe Manganiello, Diana Agron, Griffin Dunne, Richard Masur, Maggie Castle, Mary-Bonner Baker, Meredith Prunty.

Note:  Imdb 6.2 out of 10, 69% critic 63% audience on Rotten Tomatoes, Roger Ebert 3*, Amazon 3.8* out of 5* with 142 reviews.
Special Note:  Filmed in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Concord, Princeton, Stow, Leominster, Groton, Shirley and Devens, Massachusetts.  The red truck that Hannah drives broke down frequently and needed to be pushed down the street in at least one time.  Hunter Miles is a fictional musician.  There are two other movies with this title, one in 2013 and another in 1988.

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