Family Weekend Reviews

May 28, 2013
Watching "Family Weekend" you feel as trapped as the tied-up parents, wondering, when will it all end?
April 7, 2013
A couple twists short of a good comedy; this film seems like more of a TV prime time test spin for the cast and crew than a fully developed film.
March 29, 2013
Anarchic, silly, witless, cartoonish and unsophisticated despite lively performances by the talented Olesya Rulin and Joey King.
March 29, 2013
Teen tries to repair dysfunctional family in so-so comedy.
March 29, 2013
The unconventional dysfunctional family has now become a Hollywood convention. It is familiar to a fault.
March 29, 2013
We're sitting there, trapped. An angry little teenager's yelling at us. And we're not having any fun at all.
March 28, 2013
Feels longer than just two days
March 28, 2013
The script, by Matt K. Turner, is loaded with contradictions, its hollow flirtation with subversion amount to airplane pablum.
March 28, 2013
There's no overcoming the poorly conceived premise of Benjamin Epps' debut comedy. But a strong start and solid cast take it further than one might expect.
March 28, 2013
The kind of dark-for-dark's sake, wannabe quirkfest that proves indie films can be just as clichd and vapid as the most soulless Hollywood movies.
March 28, 2013
In need of a more judicious editor and a game plan to approach the steady erosion of marriage with a profound hit of honesty, not just a sitcom-style presentation of forced therapy.
March 27, 2013
Who was "Family Weekend" made for? Beats the hell out of me.
March 27, 2013
The direction by Benjamin Epps, who has an early cameo as a jump-rope judge, shows decent comic timing, but needs to dial the histrionics way down and find a script that has some substance beneath the shenanigans.
March 26, 2013
Quirky indie hell, thy name is Family Weekend.