Spinning into Butter Shelf mold (on a reportedly troubled production completed in 2005) encrusts this misshapen adaptation of Spinning Into Butter , and Rebecca Gilman's 1999 play about… Spinning into Butter Shelf mold (on a reportedly troubled production completed in 2005) encrusts this misshapen adaptation of Spinning Into Butter , and Rebecca Gilman's 1999 play about… R PT91M Drama Sarah Jessica Parker Miranda Richardson Beau Bridges Mykelti Williamson Screen Media Films
Movie Review

Spinning Into Butter

MPAA Rating: R
Spinning into Butter | Bitter Butter : Sarah Jessica Parker is miscast in Spinning Into Butter
Bitter Butter: Sarah Jessica Parker is miscast in Spinning Into Butter
EW's GRADE
D

Details Rated: R; Length: 91 Minutes; Genre: Drama; With: Sarah Jessica Parker and Miranda Richardson; Distributor: Screen Media Films

Shelf mold (on a reportedly troubled production completed in 2005) encrusts this 
 misshapen adaptation of Spinning Into Butter, and Rebecca Gilman's 1999 play about racism and toxic political correctness at a small Vermont college 
is lumpy enough as it is. A painfully miscast Parker nervously flips her hair and waves her hands, sitcom-style, as a do-gooding dean of students who must face her own prejudices on a campus where all her white colleagues apparently are hypocrites and fools. Williamson plays a local black journalist — all too obviously a minority position in Vermont. D

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Originally posted Mar 25, 2009 Published in issue #1041 Apr 03, 2009 Order article reprints
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