Aroview: Winner of Best Picture at Sundance 2000, this bittersweet comedy, woven around the smalltown reunion of long-separated siblings Laura Linney and Mark Ruffalo had the universality to garner two Oscar nominations.
While sounding some over-familiar notes, this boasts a mature enough perspective to lend substance to the ‘life-choice’ dilemmas of its characters, including Matthew Broderick, reprising the air of fudged adulthood he perfected in ELECTION...
4 stars (Very Good) A heartfelt story of a single mother whose quiet life is disrupted when her rebel of a brother returns to town. A charming tale of redefining close relationships and family ties. Not over-done, and worth a look.~GenXGirl
3 stars (Good Enough) Linney and Ruffalo, what a combo! in a story about how siblings at times know us better than ourselves and can totally call us on our s#@$. Eat your heart out anal, overly adminstrative micro managing managers Broderick has your number. Kahuninja~Kahuninja