And besides, you lived with Dennis for a year, you should be fine with a 12 year old. I don't want you to know about the stuff. Eleanor feels the need to regroup at home to get her life back in order and they promise to stay in touch with each other before emotionally embracing. “Art, as a language, is dead.” We learn our strength and we write our story. Book Review: Val Kilmer’s intentionally, and unintentionally revealing memoir “I’m Your Huckleberry” is a fun read, Movie Review: In Russia, just call these brutish bros “Three Comrades”, Documentary Review: “The Mothman Legacy” lays out the claims, but doesn’t make much of a case, Movie Preview: “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”, Action/Adventure Film & Screenplay Festival. Some days go slow while the years fly by. The question is - What is the meaning of "Easy Like Sunday Morning" by the Commodores? Eleanor: What are you talking about? Raj: [playing chess in the park] Anyway, I have to go to karate camp. Eleanor: What was the name of that piece you wrote for the recital? ( Log Out /  His main source of inspiration was New York City, saying, I lived in New York City for over 30 years and was always fascinated by the lives of people there, how they drift in and out of each other's paths, sometimes for only a short time. ( Log Out / Song facts “Sunday Rain” is a song by the American rock band Foo Fighters, appearing on Concrete and Gold, their ninth studio album released in 2017. Get your short film showcased at the FEEDBACK Film Festival. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. With Julian Shatkin, Olga Merediz, Debra Messing, Wayne Pretlow. For a fleeting moment, we stand with Eleanor on the street and realize how easy it would be to plunge into the kind of poverty that leaves us bereft of hope. Like Sunday, Like Rain is a 2014 American drama independent film written and directed by Frank Whaley, and distributed by Monterey Media. If you belong together with someone, then it works.  Wes Greene of Slant gave the film 1 out of 4 stars, writing "Despite all the supposed goodwill Whaley wrings out of Eleanor and Reggie's mutually spirit-enriching friendship, the film evinces a perpetual streak of cynicism". Reggie: He won't be an issue in your life after that, trust me. A tender and heartfelt drama about the friendship between a 20-something nanny and her brainy 12-year-old charge. Later, while hanging at the park, Reggie becomes fascinated with Eleanor. Eleanor played the cornet in high school and was even accepted for Julliard but did not have the money to attend. Monterey Media acquired the distribution rights in the United States in October 2014. Eleanor: I appreciate your concern and all. He humors the cook, speaking Spanish because it’s easier for her, and is nothing if not solicitous to Eleanor.  The film also screened at Hamptons International Film Festival, CBGB Music and Film Festival, Washington West Film Festival, Orlando Film Festival, Williamstown Film Festival, Naples Film Festival, Napa Valley Film Festival, Williamsburg Film Festival and STARZ Denver Film Festival. And what do I know about taking care of a 12 year old boy? Continue reading the main story. Director Frank Whaley discusses his film 'Like Sunday, Like Rain' and how he feels to have his film screening at Raindance Film Festival 2014. Belongs with you. It’s a tangled journey, waiting on the joy. I'm just trying to navigate a course towards safety and sanity best way I know how. Reggie: Maybe because you're constantly getting your ass kicked. The film stars Leighton Meester, Debra Messing, Billie Joe Armstrong, and is the debut of Julian Shatkin. The film follows a cello prodigy, Reggie, and his latest caretaker, Eleanor, as they develop a friendship over the course of a summer in New York City. This mutual interest in music is a bridge between the nanny and her charge that opens up all kinds of new possibilities.. Writer-director Frank Whaley has written a tender and heartfelt drama about the remarkable friendship that blooms between these two very different people. Eleanor: I told you not to worry about any of that... Jesus! Raj: Easy for you to say. Leighton Meester is Eleanor, and when we meet her, she’s tossing her feckless boyfriend’s (Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong) guitar out the window of his apartment. The film follows a cello prodigy, Reggie, and his latest caretaker, Eleanor, as they develop a friendship over the course of a summer in New York City. Spirituality & Practice. While the lyric was written by Morrissey, the song's composer was Stephen Street.It made number nine in the UK Singles Chart and remains one of his best-known songs. " Trouble is finding someone you belong with. The voice on that World Series TV ad for Joe Biden? Reggie: You have a gift. It punctures cliches and aside from a couple of swear words, has no reason to wear the idiotic R-rating that the MPAA saddled it with. Eleanor: I think the odds are pretty good. Each friend takes us into a world that is ourselves as well. Club gave the film a C+ rating, writing that the film "morph[s] into a quieter, more reflective version of the Brittany Murphy/Dakota Fanning comedy Uptown Girls. Following a world premiere at the Raindance Film Festival in September 2014, and a US premiere at the Mill Valley Film Festival in October 2014, the film was given a limited theatrical release in March 2015. https://www.quotes.net/movies/like_sunday,_like_rain_quotes_130846. , English singer-songwriter, Ed Harcourt was the composer of the film's orchestral score.. Following a world premiere at the Raindance Film Festival in September 2014, and a US premiere at the Mill Valley Film Festival in October 2014, the film was given a limited theatrical release in March 2015. "Everyday Is Like Sunday" is the third track of Morrissey's debut solo album, Viva Hate, and the second single to be released by the artist.  On Metacritic, which uses a weighted average, it has a score of 43 out of 100, based on six critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews". Eleanor: I thought you said art was dead. There Eleanor tells Reggie how she met Dennis, the messy relations with her family, and that she nearly went to Juilliard to study the cornet. Reggis is a food freak who obsesses about eating only natural foods. Everything here is top notch. Keeping an eye on all the latest mainstream films and television. Eleanor: I just seems wrong, you're supposed to be in that camp. Reggie: He could just go and have a little talk with him. Eleanor's sister works at a seedy bar, while her mother and uncle are care-free about Eleanor's father. It is a real treat watching Reggie and Eleanor take the other into the complicated worlds of themselves and then venturing together into completely new worlds of their mutual making. Credits: Written and directed by Frank Whaley. Reggie: I wonder if anyone will ever love me? , The film won six awards at the 2014 Williamsburg Independent Film Festival, including Best Film, Best Director and Best Actress and Featured Actors - Leighton Meester, Billie Joe Armstrong and Debra Messing. Reggie: I'll write a part for the coronet. Box Office: “Chappie” staggers to win, “Focus” falls, Vince Vaughn is over, Reviews, previews, profiles and movie news. For all you know, I could be the worst coronet player in the whole world.  The film's U.S. theatrical release began in March 2015 in select cities. Reggie resumes his lonely, privileged life, with Eleanor on his mind. Like Sunday, Like Rain is a 2014 American drama film written and directed by Frank Whaley, and distributed by Monterey Media. So many things I would like you to see So many things to see beside me. 21 Oct. 2020. Reggie: This is New York City kid.  Like Sunday Like Rain grossed $28,208 in the United States during its theatrical run. By nature, he is a loner living in a world of wealth and deprived of nothing except the unconditional love of his bossy and self-absorbed mother. Movies, Reviews,Trailers,Interviews and News, A monthly event... LAFeedbackFilmFestival.com, "Find what you love and let it kill you." Sunday always comes and ignites the spark. Eleanor is a young musician going through the pains of growing up, who is having problems with her boyfriend and was recently fired from her job. If you like what you are seeing, share it on social networks and let others know about The Paul McCartney Project. Time has changed since a pocketful of posies. As you can tell, I'm alert, extroverted, affable and articulate... Reggie: ...and not to mention devilishly handsome. ", Netflixable? I wanted to go to Julliard. 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Reggie: [Eleanor getting obnoxious texts from Dennis] Another thing about Gerard, he used to work for John Gotti. This is a relationship dramedy about a spoiled, smart but considerate little rich boy and the struggling young… Like a thankful heart and a beautiful purpose. Life moves ahead and shines in it’s glory We learn our strength and we write our story. "American Pie Presents: 'Girls' Rules", Movie Review: Kathie Lee and Craig, together again, "Then Came You", Movie Review: A grieving obsessive-compulsive falls under an Icelandic "Spell", Documentary Review: "The Phenomenon" revisits UFOdom's Greatest Hits, Netflixable? Eleanor has problems, growing pains of a different sort from Reggie’s. She has to move out of Dennis' apartment and crash at a friend's place. Sylvia: Sounds like a great setup. Mexican couple disagrees on babies -- "You've Got This (Ahí te Encargo)", Movie Review: In the name of all that's holy, don't get stuck in "Tar", Netflixable? Colorless "BLACKPINK: Light Up the Sky," and don't have much to say, Netflixable? Directed by Frank Whaley. The film stars Leighton Meester, Debra Messing, Billie Joe Armstrong, and is the debut of Julian Shatkin. But luck is on Eleanor's side. Reggie: I guess right around 4 I figured out I was sort of a math prodigy, solving pretty intricate math problems. He’s kind.  Gary Goldstein of the Los Angeles Times also praised Meester and Shatkin for "deftly navigating roles that could have become phony or clichéd", and concluded: "A touching ending caps a quite wonderful journey, one that's greatly enhanced by Jimi Jones' fine camera work and a lovely score by Ed Harcourt". Now let's not refer to camp any more. Like Sunday, Like Rain is a 2014 American drama film written and directed by Frank Whaley, and distributed by Monterey Media. Reggie: That should do wonders for your profile... Don't do that. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. It has a little cursing. Eleanor is a young musician going through the pains of growing up, who is having problems with her boyfriend and was recently fired from her job.