Men, Women & Children
- 116 min
- Directed by: Jason Reitman
- Cast: Jennifer Garner, Judy Greer, Adam Sandler
- UK release: 5 December 2014
Patricia (Garner) is the suffocatingly protective mother of Brandy (Dever), who is attracted to disillusioned jock Tim (Elgort); meanwhile, Don (Sandler, gently understated) and Helen (DeWitt) are neglecting their porn-addicted son Chris (Tope). Reitman's finger-wagging melodrama is intent on teaching us lessons, but it's still better than his schmaltzy Labor Day.
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Men, Women & Children12 Sep 2014
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