There’s a fine pedigree here, with Diablo Cody and Jonathan Demme writing and directing respectively and Streep herself capable of carrying a tune as well as the emotions of her audience with ease. For all the talent here however they’ve made a trailer so by-the-numbers that the film looks plain and lazy here.
Plus it gives away so much of the film up front – I’m guessing that the pull of Meryl Streep rocking out is thought to be enough to pull in the punters. Let’s see…
Here’s the spoiler-soaked trailer,