Seeking a Friend for the End of the World

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FOX 59 Indianapolis
REVIEW: The Meddleris best known for her adapted screenplay for the excellent Nick & Norah’s Infin
REVIEW: The Meddler
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 4 days ago
is best known for her adapted screenplay for the excellent Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist and also her directorial debut Seeking a Friend for the End of the World. Along with Sarandon, the film stars Rose Bryne, J. K. Simmons, Cicely Strong (of... Read more
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TribLIVE
Review: ‘The Meddler’ irks, then perksas in a bit involving the Apple store guy and one of his relatives. Scafaria, w
Review: ‘The Meddler’ irks, then perks
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
as in a bit involving the Apple store guy and one of his relatives. Scafaria, who made her directorial debut in 2012 with “Seeking a Friend for the End of the World,” doesn't have the ease or rhythmic command of peers such as Noah Baumbach or... Read more
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Cincinnati CityBeat
‘Meddling’ with the Latest Hollywood TrendDouglas, ambling through Last Vegas or yukking it up like De Niro (again) in Ba
‘Meddling’ with the Latest Hollywood Trend
Cincinnati CityBeat / Posted 6 days ago
Douglas, ambling through Last Vegas or yukking it up like De Niro (again) in Bad Grandpa?Writer-director Lorene Scafaria (Seeking a Friend for the End of the World) relies on Sarandon and her own surprisingly deft touch (for a relatively new... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Sarandon, Byrne on form in The MeddlerMeddler (M) Director: Lorene Scafaria (Seeking a Friend For the End Of the Wor
Sarandon, Byrne on form in The Meddler
Daily Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
Meddler (M) Director: Lorene Scafaria (Seeking a Friend For the End Of the World) Starring: Susan Sarandon, Rose Byrne, J.K. Simmons, Michael McKean. Rating:... Read more
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News.com.au
Sarandon, Byrne on form in The MeddlerPictures Classics Susan Sarandon and Rose Byrne in a scene film The Meddler. P
Sarandon, Byrne on form in The Meddler
News.com.au / Posted 6 days ago
Pictures Classics Susan Sarandon and Rose Byrne in a scene film The Meddler. Picture: Supplied Director: Lorene Scafaria (Seeking a Friend For the End Of the World) Starring: Susan Sarandon, Rose Byrne, J.K. Simmons, Michael McKean. Rating:... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Sarandon, Byrne on form in The MeddlerThe Meddler (M) Director: Lorene Scafaria (Seeking a Friend For the End Of the
Sarandon, Byrne on form in The Meddler
Adelaide Now / Posted 6 days ago
The Meddler (M) Director: Lorene Scafaria (Seeking a Friend For the End Of the World) Starring: Susan Sarandon, Rose Byrne, J.K. Simmons, Michael McKean. Rating: ***1/2 Getting too involved to ever get the message In The Meddler, Susan Sarandon... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Sarandon, Byrne on form in The MeddlerThe Meddler (M) Director: Lorene Scafaria (Seeking a Friend For the End Of the
Sarandon, Byrne on form in The Meddler
The Courier Mail / Posted 6 days ago
The Meddler (M) Director: Lorene Scafaria (Seeking a Friend For the End Of the World) Starring: Susan Sarandon, Rose Byrne, J.K. Simmons, Michael McKean. Rating: ***1/2 Getting too involved to ever get the message In The Meddler, Susan Sarandon... Read more
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Boise Weekly
The Lobster and The Meddler: Hard Boiled and Overdonerushing back about this disappointing follow-up from Lorene Scafaria, whose wri
The Lobster and The Meddler: Hard Boiled and Overdone
Boise Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
rushing back about this disappointing follow-up from Lorene Scafaria, whose writer/director debut was the 2012 rom-com, Seeking a Friend for the End of the World. In The Meddler, Susan Sarandon plays Marnie Minervini, a mother from, well, maybe... Read more
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Pittsburgh City Paper
The Meddlershe can micromanage the life of her screenwriter daughter (Rose Byrne). The fil
The Meddler
Pittsburgh City Paper / Posted 6 days ago
she can micromanage the life of her screenwriter daughter (Rose Byrne). The film, written and directed by Lorene Scafaria (Seeking a Friend for the End of the World), mostly serves as a showcase for Sarandon, who ably cycles through a series of... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The Meddler review: Susan Sarandon shines in likeable but slightly bland fareLorene Scafaria, who made a witty debut as a writer-director a few years ago wi
The Meddler review: Susan Sarandon shines in likeable but slightly bland fare
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Lorene Scafaria, who made a witty debut as a writer-director a few years ago with the Steve Carell, Keira Knightley movie, Seeking a Friend for the End of the World. This one is not nearly as sharp. In fact, it is feelgood, Mother's Day fare, but... Read more
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The Age
The Meddler review: Susan Sarandon shines in likeable but slightly bland fareLorene Scafaria, who made a witty debut as a writer-director a few years ago wi
The Meddler review: Susan Sarandon shines in likeable but slightly bland fare
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
Lorene Scafaria, who made a witty debut as a writer-director a few years ago with the Steve Carell, Keira Knightley movie, Seeking a Friend for the End of the World. This one is not nearly as sharp. In fact, it is feelgood, Mother's Day fare, but... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Susan Sarandon hits sweet spot in The Meddlerwidow who moves to Los Angeles to be closer to her unimpressed daughter. In th
Susan Sarandon hits sweet spot in The Meddler
Adelaide Now / Posted 10 days ago
widow who moves to Los Angeles to be closer to her unimpressed daughter. In the follow up to her 2012 directorial debut Seeking a Friend For The End Of The World, Scafaria hones in on the sweet spot between comedy and tragedy with the accuracy... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Susan Sarandon hits sweet spot in The Meddlerwidow who moves to Los Angeles to be closer to her unimpressed daughter. In th
Susan Sarandon hits sweet spot in The Meddler
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 days ago
widow who moves to Los Angeles to be closer to her unimpressed daughter. In the follow up to her 2012 directorial debut Seeking a Friend For The End Of The World, Scafaria hones in on the sweet spot between comedy and tragedy with the accuracy... Read more
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Everett Herald
'The Meddler': Susan Sarandon transcends sitcom conventionsevery expected road.There's evidence that writer-director Lorene Scafaria, whos
'The Meddler': Susan Sarandon transcends sitcom conventions
Everett Herald / Posted 11 days ago
every expected road.There's evidence that writer-director Lorene Scafaria, whose previous film as director was the dire “Seeking a Friend for the End of the World,” tried to make something a little different out of all this.Moments that clearly... Read more
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Fort Worth Weekly
Helicopter Parentingscreenwriting debut with the 2008 comedy Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist, but
Helicopter Parenting
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 12 days ago
screenwriting debut with the 2008 comedy Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist, but her directing debut, the apocalyptic comedy Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, didn’t go so well. She has come up with better material here, but she’s still... Read more
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The Coast
The mother of all annoying mothersNew Jersey to Los Angeles to be closer to her daughter, a screenwriter (Nick an
The mother of all annoying mothers
The Coast / Posted 18 days ago
New Jersey to Los Angeles to be closer to her daughter, a screenwriter (Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist) and director (Seeking a Friend for the End of the World). "We were both just grieving in really different ways," says Scafaria from New... Read more
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Philly.com
'The Meddler': A great Susan Sarandon character as your Mother's Day giftmore personal and authentic focus to things after her mess with Steve Carell an
'The Meddler': A great Susan Sarandon character as your Mother's Day gift
Philly.com / Posted 18 days ago
more personal and authentic focus to things after her mess with Steve Carell and Keira Knightley banging around in 2012's Seeking a Friend for the End of the World. And with Sarandon in the title role, Scafaria has a winner: The actress tackles... Read more
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Boston Globe
A middling ‘Meddler’Big Lebowski” (1998). “The Meddler” is a disappointment after the talent Scafa
A middling ‘Meddler’
Boston Globe / Posted 18 days ago
Big Lebowski” (1998). “The Meddler” is a disappointment after the talent Scafaria demonstrated in her 2012 feature debut “Seeking a Friend for the End of the World.” To see a film that handles similar themes and draws more from reality than... Read more
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examiner.com
Sarandon extends a warm invitation to 'The Meddler'a break. Marnie somewhat gets the message and begins a journey of self-discove
Sarandon extends a warm invitation to 'The Meddler'
examiner.com / Posted 25 days ago
a break. Marnie somewhat gets the message and begins a journey of self-discovery in writer/director Lorene Scafaria’s (“Seeking a Friend for the End of the World” (2012)) film. With Marnie’s husband passing away almost two years ago, Sarandon’s... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
'The Meddler' review: Susan Sarandon sparkles in valentine to mothersdirection she obviously should go, on her own terms, all in good time. Scafari
'The Meddler' review: Susan Sarandon sparkles in valentine to mothers
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
direction she obviously should go, on her own terms, all in good time. Scafaria's previous directorial feature credit, "Seeking a Friend for the End of the World," never found its desired blend of quirk and sincerity; this one's far more... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'The Meddler' review: Susan Sarandon sparkles in valentine to mothersdirection she obviously should go, on her own terms, all in good time. Scafari
'The Meddler' review: Susan Sarandon sparkles in valentine to mothers
Chicago Tribune / Posted 26 days ago
direction she obviously should go, on her own terms, all in good time. Scafaria's previous directorial feature credit, "Seeking a Friend for the End of the World," never found its desired blend of quirk and sincerity; this one's far more... Read more
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Darien News-Review
‘The Meddler’ Review: Susan Sarandon Comedy Feels Strangely Pro-Meddlinghave been meddled with that it undercuts both the comedy and the drama in this
‘The Meddler’ Review: Susan Sarandon Comedy Feels Strangely Pro-Meddling
Darien News-Review / Posted 1 months ago
have been meddled with that it undercuts both the comedy and the drama in this film from writer-director Lorene Scafaria (“Seeking a Friend for the End of the World”), although she does at least provide a platform for Susan Sarandon to exercise her... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
‘The Meddler’ Review: Susan Sarandon Comedy Feels Strangely Pro-Meddlinghave been meddled with that it undercuts both the comedy and the drama in this
‘The Meddler’ Review: Susan Sarandon Comedy Feels Strangely Pro-Meddling
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 1 months ago
have been meddled with that it undercuts both the comedy and the drama in this film from writer-director Lorene Scafaria (“Seeking a Friend for the End of the World”), although she does at least provide a platform for Susan Sarandon to exercise her... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
‘The Meddler’ Review: Susan Sarandon Comedy Feels Strangely Pro-Meddlinghave been meddled with that it undercuts both the comedy and the drama in this
‘The Meddler’ Review: Susan Sarandon Comedy Feels Strangely Pro-Meddling
Stamford Advocate / Posted 1 months ago
have been meddled with that it undercuts both the comedy and the drama in this film from writer-director Lorene Scafaria (“Seeking a Friend for the End of the World”), although she does at least provide a platform for Susan Sarandon to exercise her... Read more
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Connecticut Post
‘The Meddler’ Review: Susan Sarandon Comedy Feels Strangely Pro-Meddlinghave been meddled with that it undercuts both the comedy and the drama in this
‘The Meddler’ Review: Susan Sarandon Comedy Feels Strangely Pro-Meddling
Connecticut Post / Posted 1 months ago
have been meddled with that it undercuts both the comedy and the drama in this film from writer-director Lorene Scafaria (“Seeking a Friend for the End of the World”), although she does at least provide a platform for Susan Sarandon to exercise her... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Susan Sarandon gives warmth and comic verve to a needy, widowed 'Meddler'verve by the estimable Susan Sarandon is the icing on a well-baked cake, courte
Susan Sarandon gives warmth and comic verve to a needy, widowed 'Meddler'
Los Angeles Times / Posted 1 months ago
verve by the estimable Susan Sarandon is the icing on a well-baked cake, courtesy of writer-director Lorene Scafaria ("Seeking a Friend for the End of the World"). The latest in a recent and quite welcome subgenre of films involving older... Read more

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