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The Hollars (2016) Movie Information

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John Krasinski


Mary Elizabeth Winstead
Anna Kendrick
John Krasinski
Sharlto Copley
Charlie Day
Randall Park





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With his mother about to undergo brain surgery, aspiring NYC artist John Hollar returns to his middle-America hometown with his very pregnant wife and first child in tow. Once there, he has to deal with his dysfunctional family, old high-school friends and one over-eager ex as he waits for the results of the operation. -- Chris Kavan

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Cliched Indie Dramedy

'The Hollars' is the directorial debut of actor John Krasinski (who also stars). This film exists squarely in a more recent sub-genre of independent film that mixes comedy and drama within stories of ill/dead relatives forcing a family to reconcile. It's positive outlook on personal tragedies brings about that familiar playful sense of endearment through some quirky characters and an on-the-nose indie/alternative soundtrack. The superficial nature of those aspects did bother me a little; most notably the unpredictable "funny" brother character. Still, Krasinski uses the schmaltz to his advantage and makes the cliched somber moments seem less of an annoyance. He's able to balance the lighter and heavier material quite well. But the one area that works best is the stellar cast. They ...

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