Rom-com with substance breaks the mould
It’s nice to see Jacki Weaver’s first outing in a Hollywood film after her Oscar nomination. And she is delicious as a slightly embittered divorced mother of two daughters, Violet (Blunt) and Suzie (Brie).
Violet is in a relationship with Tom (Segel), and a year after they first meet he stages an elaborate marriage proposal at the restaurant where he works as a sous-chef. She is delighted to accept and is delightful in her acceptance. Emily Bunt is really establishing herself as an actor worth noting – she has a presence on screen that