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The Year of Getting to Know Us (2008)

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A workaholic with a fear of commitment struggles to reconcile his dysfunctional past during a trip back home to visit his ailing father in this comedy starring Jimmy Fallon. Christopher Rocket (Fallon) is a nice enough guy, but thanks to his troubled family history, he isn't much for making commitments. Just as his smoldering girlfriend Anne (Lucy Liu) begins hinting that she's ready for him to pop the big question, Christopher's self-absorbed father (Tom Arnold) suffers a major stroke. But the

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Drama, Comedy

Dec 7, 2010

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An anemic grab-bag of Sundance cliches.

January 30, 2008 Full Review Source: Variety
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You won't want to get to know these obnoxious characters.

January 28, 2008
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Director Patrick Sisam merely cherry picks his favorite moments of dysfunction and eccentricity, failing to provide any sort of reasonable argument for Christopher's zombified mental state.

December 29, 2010 Full Review Source: BrianOrndorf.com
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I wasted my time in this film
December 10, 2010
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