Before Girls, Lena Dunham proved her mettle by writing, directing, and starring in Tiny Furniture. When conservative Indian parents raise a modern, soccer-loving girl in England, there are bound to be growing pains for everyone. Storyline: Follows the lives of different mothers on Mothers Day. When your mother is a wildcard with a string of failed love affairs, your preferred mode of rebellion might look like behavior usually found in a nunnery. It panders to the audience and looks down on its characters in ways that are nonsensically asinine, a trait that grows increasingly irksome as events progress. Grab the tissues before you hit play on this classic tearjerker.
In this animated adventure, spunky Scottish princess Merida Kelly MacDonald becomes the best archer in the kingdom. Her friend Jesse Kate Hudson is a fitness freak who doesn't tell her parents that she has a family. Hector Elizondo pops up to deliver a handful of monologues brimming over with fatherly understanding! As she finds her way through a post-college daze, Aura moves back in with her artist mother played by Dunham's mom, artist Laurie Simmons and her sister, Grace Dunham's sibling, Grace Dunham. Lying to your parents never goes well, though, and things get complicated quickly, especially when Jess develops feelings for her coach Jonathan Rhys Meyers. Shirley MacLaine stars as Aurora, a first-generation helicopter mom to her daughter Emma Debra Winger. Soul Food follows the diverse and divergent lives of the Josephs, a large African American family living in Chicago, who gather on Sundays for matriarch Big Mama Joe's Irma P.
Who knew Nathaniel Hawthorne's syllabus stalwart The Scarlet Letter could be reimagined as a laugh-out-loud funny teen drama? Jules Julianne Moore and Nic Annette Bening are taken by surprise when their teenaged kids seek out the sperm donor that their moms used to have them. Bradley Sudeikis is trying hard to be the best parent for his two girls since their mom passed away last year, however his idea of Mothers Day is pretending it doesn't exist at all. But she and her mother Queen Elinor Emma Thompson butt heads when it comes time for Merida to choose a husband. The best parts were the actors, theirs present and performances makes it watchable. Sisters Jesse Hudson and Gabi Chalke get an unexpected surprise from their mother, who is not happy to find out Gabi is a lesbian and Jesse is married to a man of color. Ada's family marries her off to a gruff farmer Sam Neill who lives in a remote corner of New Zealand.
My mom kept commenting that Jennifer Aniston looks just like Clara Barton of course, I was thinking the same thing , and I kept hoping that Timothy Olyphant would take his shirt off. Marianne Jean-Baptiste stars as Hortense, a young black woman who decides to look up her birth mother Brenda Blethyn , and is shocked to learn that she is white. Miranda is an accomplished author who gave up her only child Kristin for adoption at birth; as the adult Kristin has her own daughter and mulls over marrying the father, she contemplates the missing part in her life and her friend Jesse encourages her to search for her birthmother. June 2016 As Mother's Day nears, a group of seemingly-unconnected people in come to terms with their relationships with their mothers. A few people might like it, but most won't.
Sandy is a divorced mother of two boys whose ex-husband has recently remarried a younger woman, Tina. The story was okay, but nothing looked seriously compelling. The film is similar in format to Marshall's previous two ensemble romantic comedies with holiday themes: 2010 and 2011 and was the final film of his career prior to his death in July 2016. In Sylvia, Gwyneth Paltrow stars as poet and author Sylvia Plath, who falls in love with the dashing Ted Hughes Daniel Craig. As conservative parents surprise visit their less than traditional daughter, a deep understanding of compromise unravels. I watched this movie with my mom a couple months after mother's day, and we both enjoyed it.
It was released in the United States on April 29, 2016 by Open Road Films. Olive just goes with the flow, though, and encourages the racy rumors that are flying around the school. Filming began on August 18, 2015, in ,. Now they must learn to ignore their differences and move in together for the well-being of their goddaughter. Flax, a force of nature in the lives of everyone around her, but especially those of her daughters, Charlotte Winona Ryder and Kate Christina Ricci. I heard Garry Marshall has died a couple of weeks ago, so I decided to watch it rather sooner.
Filming began on August 18, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. And in the process of planning, she goes through a tumultuous several months with her mother. Her family supports Aura as she struggles with abominable dates and an exhausting relationship with her friend Charlotte, played by Jemima Kirke, a. Meanwhile, lurking in the shadows at the periphery of all of this is Home Shopping Network personality Miranda Julia Roberts , the style icon finding herself more connected to these seemingly disparate individuals and their litany of problems than a passing glance might initially lead one to believe. On Rotten Tomatoes the film has a rating of 9%, based on 79 reviews, with an average rating of 2. Based on Amy Tan's best-selling novel of the same name, this film tells the story of four women who were born in China but made their way to America.
Archived from on August 22, 2015. They use the strength of their newfound relationship to dive into their family's past, divulging the titular secrets and lies that mar their family tree. As her pregnancy progresses, so does Juno's complicated coming of age. Problem is, what they say has no bite to it, no darkly satirical subtext that could give their slurs context or meaning. Meanwhile, Jesse and her sister Gabi have their own issues with their parents who they feel are too racist and homophobic to be in their lives: Jesse married and had a son with an Indian-American and Gabi married her girlfriend Max and adopted her son. While a newly widowed Dad explores the personal pain of raising two daughters alone, this comedy finds a way to tell their story in a fun and loving way. Overall, the movie was light and funny; yet, Sandy's life was touching and very real, so it got me with depth as well.