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‘Landline,’ showing this weekend at Village 8, calls up a cute, mostly safe pic of family dysfunction

August 1, 2017 superuser 0


Even before the opening title hits the screen, the writer and director Gillian Robespierre clearly lays out the course of her family dysfunction dramedy “Landline.” Charmingly twitchy up-and-comer Jenny Slate jitters through some coarse sexual humor; preternaturally soulful-yet-kinda-troubled teen Abby Quinn pops off to her sis during a crowded car ride with some cheek that […]