Reuniting The Rubins
Reuniting The Rubins (2012)

Lenny Rubins, an up-tight lawyer, puts his dream retirement on hold when his ailing mother emotionally blackmails him into reuniting his estranged children for a Jewish holiday. They may be peas from the same pod, but in Lenny's eyes,… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: April 23, 2012
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Kerry Lengel
Arizona Republic

"Reuniting the Rubins" may walk like a comedy and quack like a comedy, but despite the absurd extremes to which it takes the squabbling-family formula, it inspires nary a chuckle.

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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times

The script includes little back story and lots of button-pushing shorthand, none of which feels genuine...

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Simon Gallagher
What Culture

Reuniting the Rubins is harmless, unspectacular comedy, let down by a poor script and light-weight direction, which might have been more at home on a Sunday on ITV. It isn't the worst thing you'll see this year, but it will be difficult to remember.

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Dennis Harvey
Variety

Theoretical laughter, tears and maudlin contrivance ensue.

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Eric Hynes
Village Voice

What happens when you put a rabbi, a Buddhist monk, a high-strung capitalist, and a lesbian humanitarian together in the same room? Not comedy, it turns out.

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Kevin Harley
Total Film

An ensemble piece wobbling between undercooked drama and low-powered farce...

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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

A frantic, badly constructed, slightly offensive muddle that doesn't so much end as run out of things on a checklist.

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Chuck Bowen
Slant Magazine

Yoav Factor can't decide whether he wants to play his broad scenario as an exaggerated farce or as a heartwarming testament to blood ties.

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David Parkinson
Radio Times

A mediocre sitcom with too many preachy subplots.

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"A movie full of odd-ball characters who happen to be apart of a dysfunctional family. My favorite kind of families. But this one wasn't as out there… More