The Kids Are All Right Reviews

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September 9, 2017
Together the performances mark the perfect recipe in a beautifully written story is both funny in the most surprising parts and touching when it needs to be.
January 31, 2011
Its emotional pull remains consistent to the end.
November 26, 2010
A long-form sitcom overly pleased with its own progressiveness.
November 2, 2010
The film joyfully allows us to embrace, rather than escape, the wonderful, awkward embarrassment of familial love.
October 29, 2010
This is a much better made, more persuasive film than The Switch or The Back-Up Plan but just as much about wish fulfilment, and no more honest about conflicts that can leave the kids far from all right.
October 29, 2010
Piercingly funny, subtle and moving.
October 28, 2010
Funny, aching, rueful -- often at the same time -- The Kids Are All Right makes most mainstream releases this year seem decadent by comparison.
October 28, 2010
The film gets better and better, powered by a sharp, wise script and superlative acting.
October 28, 2010
Family-centric comedy has never felt so fresh.
October 28, 2010
A witty portrait of postmodern family life in which script, casting, direction and location all just float together without any apparent effort at all.
October 27, 2010
A witty, warm exploration of family life that's conventional and unconventional in equal measure.
October 24, 2010
The Critics Are All Wrong.
September 7, 2010
The Kids are All Right is funny, touching and honest, all the elements that make independent cinema so much more rewarding, most of the time, than the mainstream.
September 3, 2010
Common to all Cholodenko's films is a fascination with the mayhem that can result when the chronically stitched-up come up against the amoral and fancy-free.
August 13, 2010
Packed with humble family principles. Immensely enjoyable the whole way through and one that delivers values and that warm fuzzy feeling inside to hold on to afterward.
July 29, 2010
Sophisticated and funny, but once you get past the unusual premise and the fact that the main couple is realistically portrayed, there's nothing surprising about it.
July 23, 2010
It's a terrific film.
July 23, 2010
Definitions of family, love and friendship all get put to the test with wit and warmth in The Kids Are All Right, one of the year's most honest and endearing films.
July 23, 2010
It's about the slow, inevitable grind of marriage. It's about the eternally unknowable curveballs life throws at you and how you either step up to the plate toward triumph or turn away in tears or terror or both. It's about love.
July 22, 2010
Here are five gifted actors at the top of their games as five characters in search of what makes a family.
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