Grandma Reviews

October 11, 2017
It's a modest film that more than pays off its investment. (Among those who an take credit is Andrew Miano, one of the film's producers and a native Buffalonian.)
July 22, 2016
It's a character study and morality play and bildungsroman, subtly executed and lovingly performed.
December 15, 2015
With not a wasted frame in its taut 80 minutes, this is deserving of your attention as one of the year's best movies even if it's being released in the middle of August.
September 25, 2015
Writer-director Paul Weitz turns in a generous, handcrafted piece in which everyone shines.
September 24, 2015
The movie is both hysterically funny and heartbreaking, but Weitz somehow makes you laugh without making light of serious issues.
September 24, 2015
Both funny and unexpectedly moving.
September 17, 2015
Short, tart, yet unexpectedly sweet, Paul Weitz's "Grandma" is a small-scale character study - and, because that character is played by the great Lily Tomlin, it's mesmerizing, right up until its final frame.
September 11, 2015
Lily Tomlin delivers an Oscar-worthy performance in "Grandma" - funny, rattled, cranky, worried, aggressive, vulnerable and loving.
September 10, 2015
The movie is slight and, at 75 minutes without end credits, barely qualifies as a feature-length film. But Tomlin is a wonder, the embodiment of a woman who isn't at all melancholy or remorseful as she slides into her golden years.
September 10, 2015
"Grandma" is a small film, but one with huge things to say about the meaning of family and the value of living on one's own terms.