• R, 1 hr. 37 min.
  • Drama
  • Directed By:
    Travis Fine
    In Theaters:
    Dec 14, 2012 Limited
    On DVD:
    Apr 23, 2013
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Any Day Now Reviews

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Claude Peck
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Switches between a few primary modes -- agenda-mentary, romance, courtroom drama, tearjerker -- without engaging very convincingly in any of them.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

December 20, 2012
Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly

Lives down to expectations far too often.

Full Review Source: Las Vegas Weekly | Original Score: 2.5/5

January 24, 2013
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
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Too much of "Any Day Now" founders in cliche and predictable table-turning and point-scoring instead of building a set of complicated characters at odds with a biased system.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

January 3, 2013
Austin Kennedy
Film Geek Central

I didn't buy anything in this mindnumbingly tedious "message" film.

Full Review Source: Film Geek Central | Original Score: 1/4

December 20, 2012
Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
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Director Travis Fine gives his period details flourish and lets Cumming and Dillahunt create well-rounded characters, but "Any Day Now" winds up treacly.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 2/5

December 13, 2012
Brian Orndorf

A Very Special Movie approach for material that deserves nuance and patience, relying on shameless manipulation to communicate simple ideas on prejudice and parenting.

Full Review Source: Blu-ray.com | Original Score: D+

December 19, 2012
John Anderson
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Generally abysmal.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 1.5/4

December 20, 2012
Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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The growing community of gay parents deserves a better reflection of their struggles than a kitschy "Kramer vs. Kramer."

Full Review Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

December 20, 2012
Melissa Anderson
Village Voice
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Straining for "teachable moments," the film has one noteworthy, unintentional function: to remind us that though LGBT rights are continually evolving, the laws of kitsch remain immutable.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

December 11, 2012
David Fear
Time Out New York
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The intent is righteous. The dramatic overkill is deadly.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 3/5

December 11, 2012
Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post
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The film is sometimes swamped by its own tears.

Full Review Source: Washington Post | Original Score: 2/4

December 14, 2012
David Parkinson
Radio Times

For all its commitment and compassion, Cumming's performance always feels as embellished as his climactic torch songs.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 3/5

September 6, 2013
Helen Cox

A fearless, gripping and honest drama that sidesteps schmaltz. Alan Cumming gives the performance of his career.

Full Review Source: Film4

September 6, 2013
Farran Smith Nehme
New York Post
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Cumming is wonderful, and you know something? Trying a little understanding sure doesn't hurt.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 2.5/4

December 14, 2012
Donald Clarke
Irish Times

Travis Fine's true-life story from the 1970s is as ruthless a tear-jerker as we have seen in many a year.

Full Review Source: Irish Times | Original Score: 4/5

September 6, 2013
Annlee Ellingson
Paste Magazine

Though set in 1979 West Hollywood, its themes echo loudly in today's courtrooms as well through compelling characters and an unrelenting narrative.

Full Review Source: Paste Magazine | Original Score: 8/10

December 14, 2012
Graham Young
Birmingham Mail

Marco's age sidesteps conception arguments, leaving us to judge for ourselves the paths that caring people can take compared with an unfit natural parent.

Full Review Source: Birmingham Mail | Original Score: 3/5

September 6, 2013
Ella Taylor
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It would take a heart of stone - or zero tolerance for soap - to resist Any Day Now, a full-throttle weepie about a West Hollywood gay couple trying to adopt a neglected boy with Down syndrome.

Full Review Source: NPR

December 13, 2012
Fr. Chris Carpenter
Movie Dearest

Sweet but ultimately heart-wrenching. (Includes interview with star Garret Dillahunt.)

Full Review Source: Movie Dearest | Original Score: C+

December 14, 2012
David D'Arcy
Screen International

Any Day Now spices a sentimental family drama into a comedy with the cynical stiletto wit of a drag queen played by Alan Cumming.

Full Review Source: Screen International

May 15, 2012
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