Based on 29 Critics
  • The pretext of the movie, which was directed in broadbrush-cartoon style by Anne Fletcher from a coarse-textured script by Dan Fogelman, is a road trip taken by mother, Joyce, and son, Andrew. show more

  • A creakily old-fashioned comedy that forgot to pack the laughs along with the nudging and kvetching. show more

  • The film's feel-good message is undermined by its ultimate purpose: As a vindication of the rights of Jewish mothers to annoy their children as much as they please. show more

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