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Film Review - Bringing Up Bobby


“Bringing Up Bobby” has all the good intentions in the world to tell an honest story about separation and the lasting sting of mistakes. Writer/director Famke Janssen (the “X-Men” star making her filmmaking debut) portrays her story earnestly, massaging an arc of personal responsibility that’s kindly enough, but rarely is it ever felt down deep in this underwhelming picture. A mismanaged drama with overheated performances and a general disinterest in following through on characterizations, “Bringing Up Bobby” doesn’t provide the soulfulness it aims to share. Instead, it stumbles through scenes without a consistent tone, hoping to shape something meaningful out of its display of misguided parenting. Janssen just doesn’t have the vision to achieve it. Read the rest at


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