Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Sweet but uneven romantic dramedy deals with grief.

R 2016 105 minutes

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age 15+

Love , Maine, and Sudeikis...

Tumbledown is a promising romantic comedy. It presents a romance in an unorthodox package: a grieving widow inevitably falls for a Pop Culture professor who agrees to help write a biography on her late musician husband. Still, with such a unique premise for such an oft unoriginal genre, Desiree Van Til's first script suffers from a number of amateur missteps (Undeveloped arcs, purposeless scenes, and "throwaway characters", etc.). Still, this romcom is hardly a waste of time, as the cast assembled here is far superior to the material being serviced. Among the crowd of solid performances, however, Jason Sudeikis steals the show, with his charming, sarcastic, and surprisingly touching Andrew. Watch out Gosling, you might just have a swoon-worthy adversary!

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Great messages
Too much sex

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