Danner, Elliott lift up ordinary ‘Dreams’ (Our grade: C+)

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Blythe Danner and Martin Starr in the film “I’ll See You in My Dreams.”
Blythe Danner and Martin Starr in the film “I’ll See You in My Dreams.”

Blythe Danner and Martin Starr in the film “I’ll See You in My Dreams.”

By Michael Phillips – Chicago Tribune

Our attraction to the movies starts from simple building blocks: a face, a heart-wrenching separation, a pratfall. But here are two simple pleasures I defy anyone to argue against.

I speak of Blythe Danner’s and Sam Elliott’s speaking voices. Both instruments are showcased in the modest, Kickstarter-funded heartwarmer “I’ll See You in My Dreams.” To reiterate what others have already noted, it’s stupidly uncommon for an American indie (let alone a better-funded studio project) to give a proper shot to an actress such as Danner.

» Read full review at MyStatesman.com | Find showtimes for “I’ll See You In My Dreams”


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