Grandma is indeed a tearjerker, but one free of the overwrought sentimentality that bogs down other entries in the genre. Structured like an addictive novella, the premise is quickly established and we're on our way. At a brisk 75 minutes, there is little time for narrative hesitation.
While this Thanksgiving weekend for Americans is normally reserved for watching football, attacking department stores, and having turkey induced tryptophan comas we here in Canada can be thankful for the great movies from our southern neighbours that help kick start that award season buzz this time of the year.
There is a certain type of woman that can go into an established close-knit group of men, insert her sexuality within, and destabilize everything. In this episode of The Big Bang Theory, that woman is Dr. Elizabeth Plimpton. Unfamiliar with the opposite sex, Sheldon used his limited knowledge to prepare for her arrival and stay at his and Leonard's apartment.