It's as if the filmmakers, having committed themselves to the book, fled from its essence, which is wildness. show more
It's the kind of film -- like Diane Keaton's "Hanging Up" -- that even as it dissolves narratively, still makes you dissolve emotionally. show more
As a flawed but lovably lionhearted woman, Barrymore triumphantly comes of age as an actress. show more
Very slow and plodding story line but nice pay off at the end. You care about the characters, keeps you sucked in.
I loved this movie! Steve Zahn was great. He pulled off a tragic character that still had just the right amount of humor to make him lovable. If you're a mom (or probably even if you're not) you are going to cry!!