When their father passes away, four grown siblings are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof together for a week, along with their over-sharing mother and an assortment of spouses, exes and might-have-beens.
Michael and Jenna, having been a couple for three years, want to get married and start a family. These plans seem to be well on their way when Jenna announces that she's pregnant. But ... See full summary »
Wallace, who is burned out from a string of failed relationships, forms an instant bond with Chantry, who lives with her longtime boyfriend. Together, they puzzle out what it means if your best friend is also the love of your life.
George, a lonely and fatalistic teen who has made it all the way to his senior year without ever having done a real day of work, is befriended by Sally, a popular but complicated girl who recognizes in him a kindred spirit.
'Wish I Was Here' is the story of Aidan Bloom, a struggling actor, father and husband, who at 35 is still trying to find his identity; a purpose for his life. He winds up trying to home school his two children when his father can no longer afford to pay for private education and the only available public school is on its last legs. Through teaching them about life his way, Aidan gradually discovers some of the parts of himself he couldn't find. Written by
The poem Aidan (Zach Braff) has Grace (Joey King) recite while they are tearing down the wall is "Mending Wall" by Robert Frost. The poem talks about how nature tears down walls and only humanity builds them up again; the speaker clearly wants the wall to be removed. See more »
When Janine is talking to Gabe in the hospital, her arms change change positions multiple times between shots. See more »
Uncle Noah? Hi It- it's grace. Did Janine like the costume? Did she give you some 'poontang'?
Uh... Yeah, she sure did!
Uncle Noah, I've never asked you for anything have I?
I didn't get mad when you forgot my birthday, or Hanukkah. Or that time you got drunk and peed in my closet?
Uh... Well grace, I-I got... I got locked in there. Somebody locked me in there...
I want you to come see grandpa.
Grace... Um, can I tell you a secret?
I'm scared. Losing my mum was the hardest thing I've ...
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This film, anticipated as a "sequel" to Garden State(it's not at all, stop calling it that) only shares some similar elements to it's predecessor yet doesn't really maintain any of the charm.
On a technical level, it's really well put together and amazing for being a Kickstarter project.
The biggest issue with this film is that they simply did not put enough effort into actually writing something that was coherent nor providing any artistic merit.
It's all style and virtually no substance which causes it to eventually lag throughout, what seemed to be, the second act. This style easily worked with Garden State given that it was a film about feeling aimless in life, however it doesn't work the second time around. There seems to be a lot of story lines that don't really go anywhere or provide anything to the main plot and the fantasy sequences serve NO purpose whatsoever. It's a lot like an artificial sweetener in that it tastes good at the beginning but ends up leaving a weird taste in your mouth.
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