Senior Moment! On-Air Review of ‘The War with Grandpa’

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com appears on “The Morning Mess” with Scott Thompson on WBGR-FM (Monroe, Wisconsin) on October 8th, 2020, reviewing the new live action film “The War with Grandpa,” featuring Robert De Niro.

Adapted from youth fiction, the plot involves Gramps (De Niro) moveing into his daughter’s home and being assigned the bedroom of his grandson (Oakes Fegley). This development is the impetus for the conflict. Similar to “Meet the Parents,” the film uses De Niro’s image as a tough guy for comedy. The cast includes Uma Thurman as his daughter, Jane Seymour as De Niro’s potential girlfriend, as well as Christopher Walken and Cheech Marin (of Cheech and Chong fame) as De Niro’s best friends

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Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com reviews “The War with Grandpa” during the Morning Mess with Scott Thompson on WBGR-FM, Monroe, Wisconsin, October 8th, 2020 …


“The War with Grandpa” is in theaters on October 9th. See local listings for theaters and show times.. Featuring Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken, Uma Thurman, Rob Riggle, Jane Seymour and Cheech Marin. Screenplay adapted by Tom J. Castle and Matt Ember. Directed by Tim Hill. Rated “PG

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

By PATRICK McDONALD
Editor and Film Writer
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pat@hollywoodchicago.com

© 2020 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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