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The Family Stone

7 Ratings: 2.6
Comedy movie directed by Thomas Bezucha

For anyone who views holiday gatherings with equal parts joy and dread,The Family Stoneoffers plenty of comedy to identify with. Writer-director Thomas Bezucha's slapstick premise begins when Everett (Dermot Mulroney) brings his fiancé Meredith … see full wiki

Director: Thomas Bezucha
Genre: Comedy
3 reviews about The Family Stone
review by . December 25, 2009
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Family Stone is kind of an odd movie. It's a drama about a messed up family, but it's actually pretty funny and entertaining. It has just enough drama and heartache to feel real, but enough comedy to make it fun and uplifting. It's definitely a good movie to watch if you're stressed out by your own family gatherings over Christmas. It shows that things could always get worse.
review by . June 13, 2008
From the commercials, The Family Stone seemed like your typical romantic type movie. However, that was definitely not the case. The movie, which chronicles the holiday season with the Stone family, profiles many issues that one can relate to including difficulties with in laws, terminal disease, and general dysfunction within the family unit. However, what starts off as a semi-light film (Sarah Jessica Parker having negative interactions with her fiancees family) suddenly turns into a tragedy, when …
review by . May 03, 2006
Thomas Bezucha ('Big Eden') is a writer/director willing to address social issues in a setting where the issues become secondary to his characters. Though he is not polished as yet (Big Eden was a fine little film but hardly the credentials to be put in front of a cast a famous actors!), his heart is in the right place and he does have a penchant for finding comedy in the strangest places and allowing the viewer to embrace any of many issues about which he is talking.    THE …
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