Written December 20, 2012
This was an unexpectedly sweet movie and the previews and trailers don't adequately capture this. Streisand and Rogen have great chemistry and play off each other very well. I saw this in a preview viewing on Dec. 2nd and there were non-stop laughs all the way through by a packed theater. But it is the tenderness of the story and relevance in my own life that is especially moving. I cried nearly as much as I laughed. If you are a mother and have a grown son and can talk him into going, then do it. If not, take a friend. Regardless, don't miss it!
Written May 24, 2016
This movie was one of the worst I've seen in years. Don't waste your time. The only funny lines (of which there were few) were all shown in the coming attractions.
Written September 05, 2015
While the characters add body to the film. The film lacked interest. Too much lag time between conversations, and too much dialogue that didn't capture excitment. Sentiment was there, but didn't tug at heart strings enough
Written May 01, 2016
A perfect New Year Eve movie ...easy going ... laughter ... especially if you know or are on either end of mother -son relationship. We enjoyed it and recommend seeing it ... well written, acted and directed.
Written May 25, 2016
At best this would make an average movie for TV. I understand why people liked it...I wanted to like it, but IT JUST WASN'T FUNNY OR ALL THAT GOOD. Seth Rogan's acting job could have been done by a robot, and Barbra carried the movie with a good solid character. They really needed some great comedy writers to bother making this movie. Although it was easy to follow and had pleasant moments, on my scale of 'I paid $10. for this movie', I want $9.50 back!