Ricki and the Flash
First screened in August 2015
Director: Jonathan Demme. Cast: Meryl Streep, Rick Springfield, Kevin Kline, Mamie Gummer, Sebastian Stan, Nick Westrate, Audra McDonald, Hailey Gates, Ben Platt, Rick Rosas, Joe Vitale, Bernie Worrell, Charlotte Rae, Aaron Clifton Moten, Beau Sia, Adam Shulman, Bill Irwin, Anna Robertson, Tony Costa. Screenplay: Diablo Cody.

Twitter Capsule: Odd mix of people in this bar. Drinks okay. Rachel Getting Married cover band plugging away. Fun by last call.

VOR:   Even in its maladroit passages, Ricki at least tries to advance a vision of fractured but durable family and of class-striated America that most movies refuse.

Photo © 2015 TriStar Pictures

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C+

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