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Movie Flashback: 2010s The Kids Are Alright Review

Movie Flashback: 2010s The Kids Are Alright Review

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Shirley MacLaine once said that it is impossible to do great comedy and be politically correct at the same time. In The Kids Are All Right, Director/Co-Writer Lisa Cholodenko manages to successfully walk that fine line between the two without crossing over to the latter side. While the film has a little fun with New Age philosophy, alpha partners, the guy who can't commit, and Mexican gardeners - it never offends. Julianne Moore (Jules) and Annette Bening (Nic) are a California couple that are settled in their lifestyle but dealing with typical mid-life problems. Bening's character is a successful professional who seems to delight in having it all together and providing the best for her family. Moore plays an enchanting, New Age spouting, identity-searching, stay at home mo...