Sunday, May 31, 2015


This was a great movie!

This film told a good story of the events that ensue after a husband disappears, leaving his wife and four daughters to fend for themselves. It also has a wonderful and touching surprise ending.

This movie is reminiscent of "American Beauty." However, as dark as "The Upside of Anger" can get at times, I would also venture to say that, unlike "American Beauty", it can be called a sophisticated comedy.

A few quibbles, though:

What did Teri and the girls live on?

There is almost no way the management of a radio station would hire a kid just out of high school to do production, especially not in a market like Detroit.

In real life, a guy who starts seriously coming on to a woman the very day after her husband leaves would not be as sensitive and caring as Denny.

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