Helicopter Mom (2015)

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An overbearing mom decides that college would be more affordable if her son were to win an LGBT scholarship, so she outs him to his entire high school. However, he might not be gay.

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A forced comedy that mines uneasy humor from stale stereotypes.

Apr 23, 2015 | Full Review…

Comedy about overly involved mom has a little edge.

May 1, 2015 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

With such an onslaught of misunderstanding of what being queer means and what the gay lifestyle is, the film flounders.

Apr 24, 2015 | Rating: 2/10 | Full Review…

Director Salome Breziner is too permissive with her star, but "Helicopter Mom" retains some heart and meaning as it struggles to breathe.

Apr 23, 2015 | Rating: C | Full Review…

Breziner's disjointed film is rife with storylines that go nowhere and characters that briefly appear and disappear without explanation.

Apr 23, 2015 | Rating: 2.4/10 | Full Review…

An alternately humorous and sobering cautionary tale chronicling the woes of an exasperated kid smothered by a well-meaning mom in an era of omnipresent parenting.

Apr 21, 2015 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

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