An old-fashioned character piece, more dramatic than comedic in tone but leavened with occasional humor.
U.S. Release Date: 2018-05-18
MPAA Rating: "PG-13" (Profanity, Sexual Content)
Director: Bill Holderman
Cast: Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, Mary Steenburgen, Andy Garcia, Craig T. Nelson, Don Johnson, Richard Dreyfuss, Ed Begley Jr., Alicia Sliverstone, Katie Aselton
Its ability to tickle the funny bone and warm the heart allow it to work as a traditional rom-com even if the participants are older than is the norm for the genre.
An imperfect thriller but one that expects the audience to pay attention and that doesn’t pander to the least common denominator.
U.S. Home Release Date: 2018-07-03
MPAA Rating: "R" (Profanity, Sexual Content, Nudity, Drugs)
Director: Kay Cannon
Cast: Leslie Mann, Ramona Young, Graham Phillips, Miles Robbins, Gideon Adlon, Geraldine Viswanathan, Kathryn Newton, Ike Barinholtz, John Cena, Jimmy Bellinger
Although the movie’s foremost goal is to deliver big laughs, it gets points for taking seriously the trauma of parents who are forced to loosen the reins and let go.
Although a little too long, this bottled adrenaline delivers the kind of jolt that will excite action/samurai fans.
The movie may be marketed to art house audiences but it has something to say to (and about) us all.
Weird without being off-putting and offers a different kind of experience than most films.
This “tale as old as time” wasn’t made to stand the test of time but to satisfy the craving of the moment.
"Bridget Jones’s Baby" exceeds expectations and, as a result, makes us willing to forgive the delay in bringing the character back to theaters.
Although the workmanlike production is solidly engaging, it falls short of the loftiest expectations.