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Film Critic Review: The Kids Are All Right

Film Critic:

Don't be mistaken: The Kids Are All Right certainly comes from a liberal state of mind but it never belittles or condescends to conservatives, nor does it bark its opinion like so many films of its ilk have in the past. Here, Cholodenko, who co-wrote the script with Stuart Blumberg and who herself gave birth to a boy with the help of an anonymous sperm donor, enters a similar class of filmmaker as Alexander Payne in her handling of serious comedies grounded by complexly drawn characters and urgent social issues. Sideways, it is not, but The Kids Are All Right is, in a particularly dull summer at the movies, a friendly reminder that there are...alternatives.

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