Birds of America
Birds of America (2008)

Director Craig Lucas teams with screenwriter Elyse Friedman for this sociologically-slanted comedy drama concerning three eccentric siblings who were forced to grow up in an environment with no actual grown ups. In a typical family, the… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: October 21, 2008
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Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
James Greenberg
Hollywood Reporter

Not very convincing or funny.

Kim Voynar
Cinematical

It's not quite funny enough to appeal as a rom-com, nor quite darkly comedic enough to satisfy ...

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Dennis Harvey
Variety

Ends up feeling more like the season finale of a fairly interesting, somewhat derivative HBO series than stand-alone screen fare.

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Brian Orndorf
DVDTalk.com

A stunningly short (79 minutes) experience, but nevertheless a crushing one, exploring hackneyed suburban woe elements with a decidedly detached tone that alleviates any need to pay close attention.

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Cast: Matthew Perry, Ben Foster, Ginnifer Goodwin, Lauren Graham, Zo Kravitz, Hilary Swank, Gary Wilmes, Daniel Eric Gold, Takako Haywood, Jennifer Gargano… More
Cassie Hill
Don't know what I was thinking when I rented this movie. I thought that because Matthew Perry was in it that it would be a good movie. The lesson learned… More
jay nixon
Poky and not terribly entertaining. Ben Foster is good given the confines of his role but this purported comedy is a downer.
Magnus XXXX
"But sometimes, sometimes kindness is wiser than truth." A great, weird, low-key drama about three siblings trying to come to terms and accept one… More
Nicki Marie
Liked this a lot. Very understated and moves slowly, but effective portrayal of a dysfunctional family with an outstanding cast. Will not be to all tastes, but… More

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