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The Book Club


Four old friends get together every month to discuss a book they have all read. They’ve been doing this for thirty years. This month it is that awful piece of trash (I admit, I haven’t read it, and I can’t imagine why I would) 50 Shades of Grey. It’s sexier than their usual fare. The book leads them to confront problems in their real lives. I wish I could say I liked this better, as it stars four very good older actresses who I love: Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candace Bergen, and Mary Steenburgen … but it just didn’t work for me. Not horrible, but not what it might have been,