C’MON C’MON – Review by Susan Granger

Writer/director Mike Mills’ turbulent new family melodrama delves into the trials and tribulations of parenthood, encompassing its inherent joys and overwhelming responsibilities, including choosing between self-interest and caring for a child. The bittersweet plot revolves around the transformation that happens when Johnny (Joaquin Phoenix), who’s single and has no children, steps into the avuncular role of substitute patent.

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, Dec. 1-7: WILD

Opening Dec. 3, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Wild, Jean-Marc Vallee’s follow up to 2013’s Oscar-winning Dallas Buyers Club. Starring Reese Witherspoon as real-life hiker Cheryl Strayed, who embarked on an 1,100 mile solo trek to overcome a personal tragedy. Read on…

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