You searched for:

Search for…

Narrow Search


Rated R · 99 min. · 2010

Susan Sarandon, Pierce Brosnan, and Carey Mulligan explore the actorly mechanics of grief, but Mulligan is the only one worth paying attention to. The mourning parents (Sarandon, Brosnan) of a teenager killed in a car crash (Aaron Johnson) are shocked when the late son’s girlfriend (Mulligan) appears on their doorstep to announce that she’s pregnant with his baby. Thrown aside carelessly are a couple of more interesting subplots: the interaction of the younger brother (Johnny Simmons) with a girl in his grief counseling class (Zoë Kravitz); and Sarandon’s needy pumping of the driver who killed her son, a hood played by the dependably menacing Michael Shannon. Writer-director Shana Feste has a way with the players, but her screenplay needs massaging (99 min.).
Official Site:
Director: Shana Feste
Writer: Shana Feste
Cast: Pierce Brosnan, Susan Sarandon, Aaron Johnson, Johnny Simmons, Carey Mulligan, Lindsay Beamish, Miles Robbins, Cheryl Cosenza, Anthony Del Negro and Hannah Hodson


The Greatest

Now Playing

The Greatest is not showing in any theaters in the area.


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a review

Roll over stars and click to rate.

Anonymous and pseudonymous comments will be removed.

Most Popular Stories

  • The Express' November 2018 Endorsement Guide

    We endorse Schaaf, Ezzy Ashcraft, and Butt; along with Fortunato Bas, Thao, Middleton, and Whitaker for Oakland council and Knox White and Oddie for Alameda council.
  • Savage Love: Jacks

    Navigating professional relationships at sex parties.
  • A Guide to Oakland's Ballot Measures

    Six measures on the November ballot include new taxes, tax breaks, changes to existing taxes, worker and tenant protections, and education funding.
  • Oakland Organic Gardener Wins Battle Against Roundup

    Diane Williams fought for two years to stop Oakland Unified from spraying the likely carcinogenic herbicide. And, finally, she was vindicated.
  • Richmond at a Crossroads

    The city is on the verge of an economic boom: Will Mayor Tom Butt, a longtime city official, lead it to prosperity, or will the Richmond Progressive Alliance take full control of City Hall?

© 2018 East Bay Express    All Rights Reserved
Powered by Foundation