Nicely acted the film Smashed takes you on a journey of alcoholism and denial. The movie does a good job of opening windows into the humiliating, demeaning and dire consequences of addiction to alcohol. While not a Days of Wine and Roses, the film does make good grades as an educational tool.
The movie centers on a young married couple, Charlie (Aaron Paul) and Kate Hannah (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), both addicted to alcohol. While Charlie has accepted his fate and feels he has control of his addiction, Kate’s way off the radar when it comes to realizing the consequences of her actions. Read more