One of the film’s biggest problems is our realization that we’re watching likable actors playing unlikable, alienating characters who are not inherently compelling enough to have us not mind the company we’re keeping.
The writers let the fowl-out-of-water narrative get away from them in the late going, but the initial premise is a solid one and the funny jokes and clever bits are plentiful.
The acronym stands for Adult Children Of Divorce and, boy, are there a lot of them these days.
Chris awaits tommorrow’s report on gun violence from Vice-President Joe Biden, he reviews the weekends NFL playoff matchups and the Golden Globe awards, and he explains the evolution from the Obamacare mandate to a mandate “plus.” He also talks to Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna about the fight to raise the debt ceiling.
This animé is an English-language version of 2010’s top-grossing hit at the Japanese box office, known there as “The Borrower Arrietty.”