Film Review: The Cake Eaters

Posted on by 5WC in Film

The Cake Eaters is a strange film, and if I’m honest I only really bothered to watch it because it has Bruce Dern and Kristen Stewart in it. Dern, like his daughter Laura, is acting royalty and I will openly admit that I have a soft spot for the acting abilities of Stewart, even though I have never watched a Twilight film.

Because I was going into this film based more upon acting reputation than plot, I didn’t actually have any idea what it was about, I was coming at it completely¬†fresh, without prejudice, and what I found was a charmingly simply and yet somehow stale story about the interconnecting relationship and emotions of two families. Read more