This film manages to hit both deeply sentimental and absolutely hilarious chords, all while staying beautifully self-aware, fresh, true to itself, and playfully tongue and cheek. It's amazing and positively refreshing to see a film that satirizes online dating through a deeply genuine and comedic lens. We need more films that touch on the important themes of genuine intergenerational and intersectional dialogue, and I plan on showing Dating My Mother to my future children one day.
Dating My Mother (2017)
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12 January 2022
Written and directed by.. (but not starring... that's sometimes a movie killer).... Mike Roma. A millenial is glued to serial dating. And to his phone. Danny, (Patrick Reilly) comes back east from LA for a job prospect, hangs out with his high school friends. He resents his mother when she starts a good relationship with a new guy. When things get rocky and he can't find a job, Danny wants to head back to LA. Something has to work out. Can he get back on track before the drugs and drinking really get him into trouble? Co-stars Kathy Najimy and Mike Rosen. It's cute. Has its funny moments and some serious moments. Kind of fluffy, but not bad.