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Stream It Or Skip It: ‘Jerry and Marge Go Large’ on Paramount+, a Marginally Heartwarming Collection of Colloquialisms Starring Bryan Cranston and Annette Bening

Paramount+ exclusive Jerry and Marge Go Large deposits heavy-hitters Bryan Cranston and Annette Bening in a squooshy-soft BOATS (Based On A True Story, bro) movie, playing smalltown Michigan retirees who figured out how to game the lottery system to their advantage. A 2018 HuffPo piece detailed how a puzzle-solving math whiz and his wife netted $27 million, which is exactly the type of story that could be spun into a movie about a couple who used that dough to revitalize their struggling town, and about a math-brained fella who finally learns how to better relate to other human beings. JERRY...
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Jerry & Marge Go Large Review: Bryan Cranston And Annette Bening Break The Lottery In A Goofy True-Story Scam [Tribeca]

The scammer is having a moment right now in Hollywood. We've seen everything from Tinder swindlers, to wannabe socialites, to would-be entrepreneurs — and in each instance, the scammer gets what's coming to them while the audience can briefly entertain the thought of being them before condemning them. Scammers always sit queasily in between sensation and schadenfreude: we admire them for their audacity, and maybe live vicariously through their bucking of social norms, but we also hold them in contempt for exploiting other people.
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