First screened in January 2015
Director: Daniel Barnz. Cast: Jennifer Aniston, Adriana Barraza, Sam Worthington, Anna Kendrick, Felicity Huffman, Chris Messina, Mamie Gummer, Camille Guaty, William H. Macy, Britt Robertson, Lucy Punch, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Camille Mana, Julio Oscar Mechoso, Evan O'Toole, Misty Upham (RIP). Screenplay: Patrick Tobin. Twitter Capsule:
To call it half-baked is cheap yet almost generous. Stranded characters and subplots abound, indicating muddy aims. Jen tries.
A better-directed movie might at least have made script wobbles play as interesting flaws: the fantasy elements, the wavering tones about suicide, the uncertain handling of Mexican characters. But...