All teen and kid member reviews for Beginners

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(out of 2 reviews)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
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Teen, 13 years old Written byStoddert January 7, 2012
AGE
12
QUALITY
 

Fine

I watched this thinking it was going to be a comedy, but not only was it nor a comedy, it wasn't really funny at all. It's not really worth watching.
Arthur the dog has the best role and lines in the movie.

What other families should know
Great role models
Too much sex
Teen, 17 years old Written byBestPicture1996 January 21, 2014
AGE
15
QUALITY
 

Tender, very quirky sophomore effort

There's a lot to love about "Beginners," so here's what I didn't like: at times I felt the movie was too in love with itself. Its quirkiness was pervasive through the whole thing, and sometimes that felt like an experiment rather than a movie about relationships and love. Besides this, it's a very original film, I can't think of another like it content wise; it's supposed to be very autobiographical of writer/director Mike Mills. McGregor's mopey, charming Oliver finds love and finally hope in Laurent's Anna, and finds acceptance with his finally out dad, a touching and Oscar winning Christopher Plummer. Plus, any movie with a subtitled dog can't not be adorable.

What other families should know
Too much sex