Three Kings of Lonely! On-Air Review of ‘The Holdovers’

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of appears on “The Morning Mess” with Dan Baker on WBGR-FM (Monroe, Wisconsin) on November 3rd, 2023, reviewing “The Holdovers,” a reunion of the “Sideways” duo … director Alexander Payne and Paul Giamatti. In theaters on November 4th, 2023, wide release on November 10th.

Set in 1970, the story follows prep boarding school teacher Paul Hunham (Giamatti), an unpopular history instructor who becomes responsible for supervising the “holdovers,” the students who are unable to return home for the Christmas holidays. During this process, he is forced to deal with Angus (Dominic Sessa), a rebellious student who is grieving the loss of his father. Will this unlikely pair get along?

The Holdovers
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Patrick McDonald of reviewed “The Holdovers” during the Morning Mess with Dan Baker on WBGR-FM, Monroe, Wisconsin, November 3rd, 2023 …

”The Holdovers” is in theaters on November 3rd, wide release on November 10th. Featuring Paul Giamatti, Dominic Sessa, Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Lydia Crane and Ye-Joon Park. Written by David Hemingson. Directed by Alexander Payne. Rated “R” senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

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