(2009)

Critic Reviews

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Metascore

Based on 12 critic reviews provided by Metacritic.com
63
While Fienberg's direction is no great shakes, the film showcases its veteran cast.
50
Variety
The comedy's broad perfs, predictable story beats and pro but characterless packaging have a smallscreen feel.
50
Chicago Sun-Times
The screenplay, written by first-time director Marc Fienberg, fervently stays true to an ancient sitcom tradition.
50
Alas, the conceit of a double-dating Grandson and Gramps does not produce a great many laughs in this cringeworthy film.
50
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Ultimately it's sunk by the hole in the middle: Paul Campbell (presidential aide Billy on "Battlestar Galactica") who substitutes smarm for charm as the archetypal player who gets played.
40
If you love Viagra jokes, look no further. Otherwise, stay home and find yourself a "Golden Girls" marathon.
40
The Hollywood Reporter
Undeniably offers cheap laughs, its most receptive audiences will likely be found in retirement-community auditoriums.
40
Village Voice
This Lifetime-ready comedy is hardly provocative--let alone perceptive, funny, or fresh
38
Fienberg's film spends most of its time trying to convince us that true love starts when you stop playing games. Then, in the final minutes, it reverses itself and puts gamesmanship back up on another wobbly pedestal. The result is hard to cheer.
25
Has all kinds of good intentions, but the comedy is too broad and the pacing is clumsy. And then there's the Andy Griffith sex scene.

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