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L!fe Happens

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Comedy

Release Date :

April 13, 2012 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Kat Coiro

Starring :

Kate Bosworth, Rachel Bilson, Krysten Ritter, Jason Biggs, Justin Kirk, Geoff Stults, Colin Egglesfield, Marguerite Moreau, Kristen Johnston, Lauren Conrad

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

“..when the truth (or believability) isn't being stretched, everything else-character details, sudden new sources of income-is kept vague..”
by Melissa Anderson [Village Voice]
“..unfortunately, the potential for screwball comedy is wasted because "L!fe Happens" never finds its thematic tone or comedic rhythm..”
by Loren King [Boston Globe]
“..this sets up the film's main sources of tension: the battle between raising a kid and raising hell, between baby time and time with friends..”
by Amy Biancolli [San Francisco Chronicle]
3 of 5

“..there are plenty of silly cliches and wasted opportunities..”
by Elizabeth Weitzman [New York Daily News]
“..some capable actors, however, go a ways toward making those movie cliches, at least in places, pleasant..”
by David DeWitt [New York Times]
“..overall however, the script prompts the actors to overplay their roles so broadly it's practically squirm-worthy..”
by Justin Lowe [Hollywood Reporter]
2.5 of 4

“..it all sounds dreadful, like the pilot for another brainless comedy series on network TV, but it grows on you..”
by Rex Reed [New York Observer]
“..if Krysten Ritter didn't already have a TV show, "Life Happens" would offer good material for an adaptation..”
by Richard Roeper [Chicago Sun-Times]
2 of 4

“..any hopes of "L!fe" upending the rom-com status quo are dashed..”
by Sara Stewart [New York Post]

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