BEN IS BACK
Writer/Director: Peter Hedges
Starring: Lucas Hedges, Julia Roberts, Courtney B. Vance, Kathryn Newton, Rachel Bay Jones
In the new film Ben is Back, Lucas Hedges stars Ben Burns (Hedges) who suffers from drug addiction. He’s put his family through turmoil time and time again. He unexpectedly comes home for Christmas Eve much to the delight of his mother, Holly (Roberts). His stepfather, Neal (Vance), has his guard up as Ben has yet to prove himself to be in a sober and stable state of mind. Holly gives him 24 hours for him prove his sobriety and show them that he is getting better.
Here’s my review.