Excerpt: Let’s forget all the battles about gay marriage going on, shall we? This is a movie and we’ll focus on the plot, acting and later how it looks, sounds and the supplemental features. Ok, now that that’s out of the way, we can get started!
Excerpt: The Kids Are Alright is a 15-minute short film with a high-concept that feels artificially stretched into a full-length film. The movie is well acted but the characters feel like cardboard cutouts. The movie doesn’t believe in it’s own characters.
Excerpt: The Film A kid seeking out his or her biological parent is a premise that's been done to death -- and that's just in one very special week of Maury . However, there is something truly special about The Kids Are All Right .
Conclusion: 'The Kids Are All Right' is one of the very best movies to be released this year. With a winning cast, tons of heart, and a great sense of humor, it's one of those movies you seldom see at the multiplex.
Excerpt: It's all about family. Nic and Jules are married and share a cozy suburban Southern California home with their teenage children, Joni and Laser. Nic and Jules - or, when referred to jointly by Joni, "Moms" - gave birth to and raised their children, and built a family life for the four of them.
Excerpt: Joni (Mia Wasikowska) has just turned eighteen and is about to leave for College. Raised by two mothers, Nic (Annette Bening) and Jules (Julianne Moore), Joni is persuaded by her younger brother Laser (Josh Hutcherson) to find out who their sperm-donor father really was.
Excerpt: The Kids Are All Right is a movie about a lesbian couple and their two children. While certainly still a hot-button topic in America, this is hardly the first time that gay characters have played a prominent role in a film.
Excerpt: The Kids Are All Right is the story of a marriage, whether it’s a legally recognized one or not. The spouses live amid the comforts, compromises, and long-recognized shortcomings of a decades-long partnership as they raise two teenagers.