Family Weekend Reviews

  • Family Weekend
    • Genre : Family, Comedy, Drama
    • Release Date :
    • MPAA Rating : R
    • Duration : 106 minute(s)
    • Production Budget : -
    • Studio : ARC Entertainment
    • Official Site : -
    • Reviews Rate
      Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.

    • Readers Rate

Movie Reviews

  • there's no drama, and with "jokes" like Thor proclaiming that his documentary about the abduction proceedings is like "Godard meets Michael Moore," there's no humor, either-just the sad, desperate sound of the wacky
    by Nick Schager [Village Voice ]
  • Family Weekend is the kind of dark-for-dark's sake, wannabe quirkfest that proves indie films can be just as clich├ęd and vapid as the most soulless Hollywood movies
    1.5 of 4 by Claudia Puig [USA Today ]
  • directed by Benjamin Epps, has a slick visual veneer and some capable performances, especially by Ms. Rulin and Ms. King. But the script, by Matt K. Turner, is loaded with contradictions, its hollow flirtation with subversion amount to airplane pablum
    2 of 5 by Andy Webster [New York Times ]
  • but a strong start and solid cast take it further than one might expect
    2 of 5 by Elizabeth Weitzman [New York Daily News ]
  • "Family Weekend" is no worse than many of the dysfunctional family comedies that populate the Sundance Film Festival - "Little Miss Sunshine" is name-checked within the movie itself - but isn't any better either
    3 of 5 by Mark Olsen [Los Angeles Times ]
  • 2 of 4 Reviewed by Dustin Putman [ ]
  • Reviewed by Eddie Cockrell [Variety ]

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