Your Pal Uncle Joaquin! Audio Review of ‘C’mon C’mon’

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com audio film review on “C’mon C’mon,” a departure for intense actor Joaquin Phoenix as a befuddled Uncle, directed by Mike Mills of the Oscar-winning “Beginners,” and in theaters beginning November 19th, 2021.

Phoenix portrays Johnny, a radio documentary maker who travels the country doing a piece on children today and their hopes for the future. When his sister Viv (Gaby Hoffman) calls for the first time since their mother died a year earlier, Johnny is enlisted to care for his nine-year-old nephew Jesse (Woody Norman) while Viv tends to Jesse’s father and her ex-husband Paul (Scoot McNairy) who has be hospitalized for mental illness. When the situation becomes extended, Johnny takes Jesse on the road and they both learn life lessons from each other.

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Audio Film Review of “C’mon C’mon” by Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com …

”C’mon C’mon” in select theaters beginning November 19th. See local listings for theaters and show times. Featuring Joaquin Phoenix, Gaby Hoffman, Woody Norman, Molly Webster and Scoot McNairy. Written and directed by Mike Mills. Rated “R”

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

By PATRICK McDONALD
Editor and Film Writer
HollywoodChicago.com
pat@hollywoodchicago.com

© 2021 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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