Jason Bateman

This Is Where I Leave You Review

This Is Where I Leave You (2014)

Dir: Shawn Levy

“You can laugh or you can cry, there’s no correct response.” So says Jane Fonda’s Hillary Altman upon the passing of her husband in Shawn Levy’s overstuffed melodrama This Is Where I Leave You. Despite a capable and sprawling¬†cast full of ringers from the TV world, this limp adaptation that details the real and shocking issues (mostly boilerplate infidelity and mild regret) that white upper-middle class folks are forced to deal with will likely inspire more shrugs than genuine emotion. Laughs and tears are (more…)