Film Reviews for Sophisticated Cinephiles

A movie review podcast hosted by Hollywood critics, Les Roberts and Ann Elder. Each episode contains an in depth analysis of a chosen film. Les and Ann's Hollywood experience gives them the insight to discuss plot, script, casting, and whatever else you might want to know!

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"Home Again"

Show Notes: The only thing Ann and Les had in common when reviewing this rom-com, was their adoration for Reese Witherspoon.

Plot: Life for a single mom in Los Angeles takes an unexpected turn when she allows three young guys to move in with her. Runtime 1 hr 37 min.

Director: Hallie Meyers-Shyer

Writer: Hallie Meyers-Shyer

Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Michael Sheen, Candice Bergen

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