- Published: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, c2010.
- Year Published: 2010
- Description: 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
- Language: English
- Format: DVD
- Cholodenko, Lisa.
- Blumberg, Stuart.
- Bening, Annette.
- Hutcherson, Josh.
- Moore, Julianne.
- Ruffalo, Mark.
- Wasikowska, Mia, 1989-
- Focus Features.
- Gilbert Films.
- Antidote Films (Firm)
- Mandalay Vision (Firm)
- Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
- Lesbian mothers -- Drama.
- Artificial insemination, Human -- Drama.
- Families -- Drama.
- Mothers and daughters -- Drama.
- Fathers and daughters -- Drama.
- Mothers and sons -- Drama.
- Fathers and sons -- Drama.
- Feature films.
- Comedy films.
- Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
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The kids are all right
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Call number: DVD Comedy Kids
Available Copies: Downtown 1st Floor, Downtown Storage Adult, West Adult
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DVD release of the 2010 motion picture.
Special features: The journey to forming a family; "making of" featurette; the writer's process; feature commentary with Lisa Cholodenko.
Annette Bening, Josh Hutcherson, Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Mia Wasikowska.
Nic and Jules are in a long term, committed, loving but by no means perfect relationship. Nic, a physician, needs to wield what she believes is control, whereas Jules, under that control, is less self-assured. They have two teen-aged children, Joni, who is Nic's biological child, and Laser, who is Jules' biological child. A big-hearted, sexy and uproariously funny movie that combines comedic surprise with poignant emotional truth.
DVD; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1); NTSC; Dolby Digital 5.1; dual layer.
The acting in The Kids Are All Right is spot-on. Bening and Moore do an excellent job making their characters’ relationship believable and natural. As Caroline pointed out, they manage to get the audience caring about the couple quickly, so that when things start to become strained, we care. Ruffalo plays Paul with such charm, winning the audience over the same way Paul wins over the kids. I will not make a pun about Wasikowska’s and Hutcherson’s performances. Instead, I will tell you that they were fine.
One of the things I love about watching less mainstream movies like The Kids Are All Right is that I never know where they’re headed; one of the things I dislike is that they often don’t wrap up enough at the end. That was one of my few complaints with The Kids Are All Right, though I won’t tell you what I wanted to know more about because of spoilers.
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