Past in Present Tense! On-Air Review of ‘May December’

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of appears on “The Morning Mess” with Dan Baker on WBGR-FM (Monroe, Wisconsin) on November 30th, 2023, reviewing “May December,” featuring Julianne Moore and Natalie Portman, directed by Todd Haynes. Streaming on Netflix beginning December 1st, 2023.

Gracie (Julianne Moore), ia a Savannah baker with three children who lives with her husband or 24 years, Joe (Charles Melton). A movie is about to be made about their lives … the couple met when Joe was 13 years old and Gracie was 36, and began an affair that exploded in the tabloids, and resulted in the birth of their first child. The actor Elizabeth (Natalie Portman) will be portraying Gracie in the film and is in town to do research, opening up the old wounds regarding the event. Everyone will again be affected by the past.

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Patrick McDonald of reviewed “May December,” during the Morning Mess with Dan Baker on WBGR-FM, Monroe, Wisconsin, December 1st, 2023 …

”May December” streams on Netflix beginning December 1st. Featuring Julianne Moore, Natalie Portman, Charles Melton, D.W. Moffett and Gabriel Chung. Screenplay by Samy Burch. Directed by Todd Haynes. Rated “R” senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

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