The Upside of Anger Reviews
Fazit: Sehr starke Frauen Rollen in einem Film ohne grosse Überraschungen!
Anger and resentment can stop you in your tracks. That's what I know now. It needs nothing to burn but the air and the life that it swallows and smothers. It's real, though - the fury, even when it isn't. It can change you... turn you... mold you and shape you into something you're not. The only upside to anger, then... is the person you become. Hopefully someone that wakes up one day and realizes they're not afraid to take the journey, someone that knows that the truth is, at best, a partially told story. That anger, like growth, comes in spurts and fits, and in its wake, leaves a new chance at acceptance, and the promise of calm."
anger doesn't have to always be painful or stressful for everyone, the one good thing it does for us is allow us to grow and evolve
we become better versions of ourselves because of it
it's also nice to get those bottled up emotions and angry thoughts out in the open otherwise it eats us up while also driving everyone away
director Mike Binder tells a very heavy/funny story about a family that tries to stay together
the father is gone and the mother of four vents in her own way
but once you find out the real story behind the father's absence it completely turns it all around
Joan Allen and Kevin Costner bounce off one another debating on moving on or staying where they are now
the daughters from Keri Russell to Erika Christensen to Evan Rachel Wood deal with their own personal predicaments ranging from wanting to do ballet to sexual identity to marriage, yet their mother has a hard time accepting so many of the changes they go through
the movie is half laughs, half heavy drama which doesn't work against itself all the time
maybe it's only the score that's really silly in a lot of parts making it hard to take seriously
whatever the case this suburban family tale isn't afraid to confront personal feelings and raging emotions
feels pretty realistic enough