Parents Reviews

February 19, 2019
The central idea of alienation may be ever present but Balaban doesn't get the tone quite right with direction that's fine scene to scene but cumulatively doesn't generate the necessary thrills to make Parents one to rush out and adopt.
June 15, 2007
the movie is an intense comedy about psychological abuse that will repulse as many viewers as it pleases. The only reaction it will likely not instill is nonchalance.
October 15, 2005
March 27, 2004
January 20, 2003
November 5, 2002
January 1, 2000
Because it speaks to a terror that lurks deep within our memories, Parents has the potential to be a great horror film. But it never knows quite what to do with its inspiration.