First look at Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin in Grace and Frankie, a new original Netflix series that follows two long-time rivals, who are brought together after their husbands announce they are in love with each other and plan to get married.
“Abortion comedy” feels like a recipe for disaster: How can
one make jokes out of such a difficult decision? Even if it were
possible, it surely wouldn’t be socially responsible. Yet what makes Grandma so
great is how deftly it makes the situation funny without making
abortion a joke. It’s often light, but lets darker moments be dark. The
film’s tone glides through transitions smoothly and organically. It follows one of last year’s most underrated movies.