• ‘Dumplin” Film Review: Jennifer Aniston and Danielle Macdonald Deserve Trophies for Elevating Sentimental Dramedy

    5 days ago - By The Wrap

    If your guilty pleasures expand to include Hallmark-style sentimentality this time of year, you might consider adding “Dumplin'” to your viewing lineup. It has nothing to do with the holiday season, but it's wrapped as neatly as any gift you might find under a Christmas tree.
    Though directed by rom-com vet Anne Fletcher and written by producer Kristin Hahn , this modest dramedy - which is being released simultaneously in theaters and on Netflix - is a far better fit for the small screen. But a big heart and strong cast go a long way towards elevating its prosaic approach.
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