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Marlo (Charlize Theron), a mother of three including a newborn, is gifted a night nanny by her brother (Mark Duplass). Hesitant to the extravagance at first, Marlo comes to form a unique bond with the thoughtful, surprising, and sometimes challenging young nanny named Tully (Mackenzie Davis).
Due to studio restrictions, passes cannot be accepted opening weekend for this film.
• 3½ stars out of four •
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“Tully” is a return to form for director Jason Reitman, who had back-to-back hits with “Juno” (2007) and the largely St. Louis-shot “Up in the Air” (2009), but whose recent films have been met with critical derision and audience indifference. Perhaps not coincidentally, his latest was written by Diablo Cody, Reitman’s collaborator on both “Young Adult” (which also starred Theron) and “Juno.” Clearly, Reitman and Cody have spot-on comic chemistry.
Theron is terrific, turning in a bravely unglamorous performance that’s all the more hilarious for its emotional truth. And Davis is a delight as a punk-rock Mary Poppins who has more in common with Marlo than one might think.
Not many films address motherhood with as much irreverence and insight as “Tully.”
An understated and wonderful St. Louis gem, the Hi-Pointe Theatre was built in 1922 at the incredible intersection of Interstate 64, Clayton Road, Clayton Avenue, McCausland Avenue, Forest Avenue, Oakland Avenue and Skinker Boulevard, today also the home of the world’s largest Amoco sign and just at the southwest corner of Forest Park. Continue Reading