The Family Stone

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Family and Divorce


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Never Lander on December 27, 2015 at 8:14 AM.

Excellent and Real! OK, this film was a bit misleading in its promotion. This film is NOT a comedy. It has comedic elements but the film is a drama. The film is perfect in its execution. It is far from the cheesy Christmas films of old. It harkens back to films like “Home for the Holidays” with Holly Hunter (a classic in its own right for both Hunter and Robert Downey Jr’s performances). The familial angst, the liberal meeting the conservative, the desire for love, family protecting family, it’s all here…

LKJones on December 27, 2015 at 8:42 AM.

One of the best movies I’ve seen in a while I was compelled to write a review for this item after reading some of the very misleading reviews below. While this movie might not be everyones cup of tea I think it’s perfect for this day and age because it addresses every kind of person you can ever have in your family. They have the gay brother, the mother with cancer, the pot smoking brother, the pregnant sister with a family, the stuffy uptight business man brother, the sarcastic sister looking for love, and of course the father just…

G. Buckman on December 27, 2015 at 9:08 AM.

Wonderful, quirky, unexpectedly touching film Anybody who has a family that is “different” or has had to go through hard times together will appreciate this movie. All of the reviews that spoke about this movie being “unrealistic” should really get a clue. Realistic is very relative (there are some families where the kids go nuts and murder the parents – would that have been more realistic?). I thought the family dynamics in this film were excellent and well-acted.It is easy to see why the family Stone doesn’t like the eldest…