Four Golden Girls just want to have fun and live again in this tale of hijinks and heart by Kyle Marvin.
80 For Brady uses the obsession for the titular NFL ‘Goat’ to New England Patriots aficionados like Lou (Lily Tomlin), Maura (Rita Moreno), Trish (Jane Fonda), and Betty (Sally Field) in what may be construed as amusing, but mainly lazily contrived situations from the writers of the more capable Booksmart.
What’s trying not to be too sappy on the road to Super Bowl LI which featured the biggest turn of events on the gridiron in its history so far, allows for some appreciation of its game actresses who’ve benefited from earlier comedic roles (Fonda and Tomlin in 9 To 5 for example.
Harry Hamlin, Billy Porter, Guy Fieri, Bob Balaban, Glynn Truman are among the co-stars with Brady appearing sporadically as he has a connection with Lou who’s in the shadow of a disease. Also, there’s Rob Gronkowski (larger than life and Julian Edelman among other teammates for the big game vs. Atlanta. But, it’s really about how Lou and her friends make it happen through a bit of slapstick dancing, and hot wings to find more self-respect with the help of some illegal substances.