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post Feb 14 2019, 07:13 PM
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Stars: Rose Byrne, Mark Wahlberg, Isabela Moner
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post Feb 14 2019, 07:15 PM
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Anybody else seen this?

I love this sort of American comedy (think 'Bad Moms'/'Daddy's Home' etc..) anyway, but there's something extra and special about this one. It's hilarious, emotional and heartwarming without feeling forced.

I expected a lot worse/more stupid, but it exceeded my expectations and then some! Worth a watch!
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post Feb 16 2019, 03:32 PM
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Who could dislike a movie starring Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne, Margo Martindale AND Octavia Spencer?!

It was better than I expected too, I went to see it more on the strength of the lead cast and generally liking this type of movie rather than what was shown in the trailer itself. I didnít think it was quite as good as those movies you mentioned Jonjo, but theyíre all about a solid 8/10 for me. It was sweet and heartwarming but I didnít think the laughs were quite as big.
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post Feb 19 2019, 03:12 PM
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Canít wait to see this soon. Only just missing out on the UK #1 spot by less than £3,000.

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post Mar 15 2019, 10:05 PM
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This is a special special film. Much funnier than I thought but so real and powerful in its depiction of foster families (I went with someone who has experienced a lot of this growing up). Really brilliant film and I left feeling.... totally broody and strongly considering this sort of action in the future.
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post Mar 16 2019, 12:55 AM
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Me and my hubby are approved foster carers and we adopted our son when he was a baby, 5 years ago. From the point of view of the emotional impact, the movie was really great. It was so funny, and just well written. I liked the exaggerated support group (though it's actually not far from reality).
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post Mar 16 2019, 01:32 AM
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I believe the director is also a parent who adopted. Which I guess is the reason why this came off as so genuine, sincere and heartfelt wub.gif
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post Mar 19 2019, 03:19 PM
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One of the most heartfelt films that I have seen so far this year.

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