Like Father Reviews

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August 29, 2018
Bell and Grammer's characters are so fuzzily rendered that they create no sparks when they butt heads in close quarters.
August 13, 2018
These are two phenomenal performers giving their all to a sharp family drama disguised as an outrageous cookie-cutter comedy. I had no idea how much Like Father was something I needed.
August 10, 2018
There is an element with early onset Alzheimer's, that in the film feels very wedged in like as the emotional underpinning that they are going for which explains certain people's actions.
August 7, 2018
Clearly, given its algorithmic knowledge, Netflix knows things we don't... It doesn't quite explain why a film so willing to check all the comedy-cliché boxes would commit to humor least of all, particularly given how well standard fare can do.
August 3, 2018
It's a predictable comedy of reconciliation. But it boasts substantial pleasures, largely on account of the performers.
August 3, 2018
Bell and Grammer are wonderful playing off one another. Funny when the moment calls for funny, authentic and believable when the moment calls for substantive drama.
December 22, 2018
A huge misstep for co-writer and director Lauren Miller Rogen, who probably made this lazy vanity project so the cast and crew could get a free Caribbean vacation.
December 12, 2018
First-time filmmaker Miller generally does an effective job of drawing the viewer into the less-than-innovative storyline...
November 1, 2018
Wanders aimlessly for much of the 95-minute running time.
August 20, 2018
Like Father is not a radical or subversive family comedy, but the cast has good chemistry, the story moves along nicely, and the big, tear-jerking moments make an impact. By the end, it surpasses its modest ambitions.
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