The Story: Former college roommates Alan Johnson (Don Cheadle) and Charlie Fineman (Adam Sandler) randomly bump into each other again for the first time in years. However both have undergone significant change since their college days—Alan is unhappy with his stagnant life and Charlie has withdrawn from reality after tragically losing his family. The renewed friendship blossoms, turning out to be exactly what each needs to make it through this crucial time in their lives.
The Good: Mike Binder, the man behind 2005’s largely overlooked The Upside Of Anger, returns with another tale about lives caught up in turmoil. As before, things aren’t always dreary, with moments of humor sprinkled throughout, but make no mistake this is a drama, and Adam Sandler responds by...[read more]