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J.K. Simmons stars as a grieving father in the big-hearted 'The Bachelors'

J.K. Simmons stars as a grieving father in the big-hearted 'The Bachelors'

Deftly balancing humor and grief, “The Bachelors” is fueled by wonderfully human performances and fully realized characters. This is a small but big-hearted movie that deserves more attention than it is likely to get, despite the presence of its Oscar-winning lead, who is in top form again here.

After the death of his wife, Bill (J.K. Simmons) abruptly announces to his teenage son, Wes (Josh Wiggins), that they’re moving from San Francisco to Los Angeles. There, Bill works as a math teacher at a fancy prep school, while Wes tries to fit in with his upper-class peers. Father and son try to adjust to their new lives as they deal with the lingering loss. Bill connects with French...

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