Parents' Guide to

Management

By S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

So-so romcom about unlikely couple isn't too racy for teens.

Movie R 2009 93 minutes
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There are winning oddball movies, and then there are ones that are just plain odd; MANAGEMENT is more of the latter. Its loopy plot and characters scream "sleeper indie hit," but it doesn't gel. The story -- how opposites attract, even repel, but find their way back to each other again ... with a little bit of stalking -- requires a coupling that we can root for, and this simply isn't it. Though Aniston and Zahn hit all the correct comedic beats, they don't have much romantic chemistry; they'd be better off playing siblings in another movie.

The bigger sin, thought, is that Management suffers from kooky-itis. It strains so hard to be offbeat that it becomes off-putting. Fine acting isn't enough to make a masterpiece out of this muddle.

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