Sometimes all it takes is one name to assure film-goers that a film promises to deliver. For “Life of Crime” that name is Elmore Leonard. He co-wrote the script with the director Daniel Schecter, so the expectation is that humor will dance around the violence of the underworld.
At a critical juncture in "Thanks for Sharing," the central character Adam asserts, "Cancer gets you sympathy. My addiction gets you judgment." He refers to his sex addiction, a subject seriously and intelligently explored in its multifaceted, complex expression. Adam has earned his five-year sobriety award, Neil can't make it one day, and Mike proudly sponsors others.