Book Club

“Book Club” is absolutely “Hilarious!!”

Four middle aged women who went to college together continue to keep in touch with each other getting together to occasionally read a juicy book and to catch up on each other’s lives.

Each woman has her own personal drama. Diane (Diane Keaton) is recently widowed after 40 years of marriage. Vivian (Jane Fonda) likes her affairs with no strings attached. Sharon (Candice Bergen) is still dealing with an old divorce. Carol (Mary Steenburgen) is dealing with a sexless marriage.

New Romances enter the lives of Diane, Vivian and Sharon making life for them more interesting and chaotic. Carol seeks advice on how to get her husband to be romantic again. The story unfolds from there…

“Book Club” is entertaining and funny. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie. It’s definitely an “Adult” movie. There is no profanity, but there are adult situations. The movie could be viewed as a “Chick Flick, but I think it can be enjoyed by all. There are parts of the movie that are truly relatable to real life situations.

Jane Fonda really looks great for her age!!

Check out “Book Club” for some “Light-Hearted” fun!!

This is a 3 ½ Star Movie!!

Last Vegas

“Last Vegas” is like “The Hangover” for the “Geriatric Set”. The comedy was fun but calm, nothing really outrageous!

Billy (Michael Douglas) decides to get married after being single for 58 years. The woman of course is half his age. He calls his childhood pals, Paddy (Robert DeNiro), Archie (Morgan Freeman) and Sam (Kevin Kline) who are located in various parts of the US and invites them to Vegas for a weekend of bachelorhood fun and for the wedding. After everyone arrives in Vegas, there are a number of basic problems that occur, one being the fact that they forgot to book a hotel room.

Archie (Morgan Freeman) tries his luck at the gaming tables with $15,000 dollars. He turns his $15,000 into $100,000 plus. The Casino owner wants a chance to recoup some of their money so they offer the best suite in the casino to the four pals. The story unfolds from there…

“Last Vegas” will be considered boring by the younger set, but if you are over the age of 40, you will be entertained. Great cast, very good chemistry. A nice weekend movie.