Bringing Up Bobby Reviews

September 27, 2012
[Its] downfall was ensured by a leading lady who will always be more credible chasing zombies than the American dream.
September 27, 2012
Actress Famke Janssen wrote and directed this half-spiky, A-for-effort dramedy about a grifter mom struggling to raise her preteen son on the road.
September 27, 2012
Milla Jovovich delivers an over-the-top peformance in this melodramatic tale of an immigrant con artist and her juvenile delinquent son.
September 27, 2012
Bringing Up Bobby centers around a mugging performance by Jovovich, who can't ground the film's attempts to tie together sentiments from Paper Moon and Miss Saigon.
September 26, 2012
'"Bringing Up Bobby" is hardly an auspicious debut for Janssen as a director, but, at the same time, there's enough there to suggest that a next attempt would be worthy of investigation...
Top Critic
September 26, 2012
Ms. Jovovich displays such a keen awareness of her strengths that she brings out magical elements I never believed possible.
September 25, 2012
The script, by first-time director Famke Janssen, condescends to the heartland, and minor roles collapse to stereotype.