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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James Greenberg
Hollywood Reporter

Not very convincing or funny.

Kim Voynar

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

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

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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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
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
Cast: Matthew Perry, Ben Foster, Ginnifer Goodwin, Lauren Graham, ZoŽ Kravitz, Hilary Swank, Gary Wilmes, Daniel Eric Gold, Takako Haywood, Jennifer Gargano… More
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
jay nixon
Poky and not terribly entertaining. Ben Foster is good given the confines of his role but this purported comedy is a downer.

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