Subject: Re: THE FUNDAMENTALS OF CARING (no spoilers)
On 12/5/2017 1:55 PM, Obveeus wrote:
> On 12/5/2017 1:28 PM, moviePig wrote:
>> Trying to re-balance his own life, Paul Rudd takes a job as the
>> professional caregiver to an 18-year-old wiseacre paraplegic. THE
>> FUNDAMENTALS OF CARING is more snappy than sappy, staying mercifully
>> dry through the maudlin swamps this kind of comedy invariably must
>> negotiate. However, its story is also a rather slight one -- making
>> the flick, though quite agreeable, not compulsory. Mostly recommended.
> My response back in mid 2016 was:
> THE FUNDAMENTALS OF CARING: A 2016 film based upon a book. Paul Rudd
> stars as a caregiver to Craig Roberts and both men are rather grumpy
> about their lives. In time, they take a road trip and along the way
> meet Selena Gomez, Bobby Cannavale, and Megan Ferguson. For a drama
> about illness and loss and such, this film had a lot of humor and was
> worth watching. Additionally, there was one plot twist that hit much
> harder because of recent stories in the news.
> ...and now, for the life of me, I cannot remember the 'plot twist' that
> had to do with recent news stories.
Must've had to do with disease or irresponsible care of a young child.
Never a shortage of gawk... I mean, human interest stories about those.
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