On-Air Film Review: Sebastian and Dad in ‘About My Father’

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com appears on “The Morning Mess” with Dan Baker on WBGR-FM (Monroe, Wisconsin) on May 25th, reviewing “About My Father,” the first film with comedian Sebastian Maniscalco taking a lead role. In theaters on May 26th.

HollywoodChicago.com Oscarman rating: 3.5/5.0
Rating: 3.5/5.0

The fictional story uses Maniscalco’s real name, as he is about to propose to his girlfriend Ellie (Leslie Bibb), but his widowed father Salvo (Robert De Niro) still dominates his life. Ellie asks Sebastian to spend the 4th of July with her wealthy blue blood family, with includes her Senator mother Tigger (Kim Cattrall), father Bill (David Rasche) and brothers Lucky (Anders Holm) and Doug (Brett Dier). Sebastian tries to get out of it, with the excuse that he has to spend the 4th with Salvo, but Ellie insists that he bring Dad along. So it’s the Sicilian father and son against the country club one percenters.

CLICK HERE a Red Carpet Slideshow and Interviews from the “About My Father” Chicago Premiere by photographer Joe Arce and Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com.

CLICK HERE for a VIDEO interview with Sebastian Maniscalco and real-life Dad Salvo by Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com.

CLICK HERE for an interview with Anders Holm of “About My Father” by Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com.

”About My Father” is in theaters on May 26th. Featuring Sebastian Maniscalco, Robert De Niro, Kim Cattrall, Anders Holm, Leslie Bibb, David Rasche and Brett Dier. Written by Sebastian Maniscalco and Austen Earl. Directed by Laura Terruso. Rated “PG-13”

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