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LRA: Jeff, Who Lives At Home - Theatrical Review

LRA writes: This is a comfortable movie. This is the type of movie that you would take home to meet your parents after a night out together. I have often heard the term "warm blanket of a movie" used for other films that just warm the heart and I think that fits perfectly with the type of film experience that is Jeff Who Lives at Home (which hence forth will be referred to as JWLAH). It will not blow you away with some life altering concepts or have you howling in laughter at many of its jokes but that's OK. We don't always need something that is manufactured to tickle our funny bone or throw life lessons our way and while JWLAH certainly does those things, I never got the feeling that I was ever being manipulated. Stories don't get more simple than this and there is something to be said for a film that isn't bending over backward to make itself standout from the rest of the crowd. It is content being a small story with mild ambitions and I was more than happy with the results.

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