January 25, 2013
By: Molly Cox, Staff Writer
Movie Review: The Guilt Trip
When one thinks of a magical pair of co-stars to win an academy award, Seth Rogen and Barbara Streisand are probably not going to be the winning pair.
Rogen and Streisand provide a surprising performance in The Guilt Trip.
Where Streisand is used to bringing people to tears through her songs and acting, Rogen is used to making people laugh with his jokes and impressions. Somehow the pair seem to mesh well together in this loveable comedy about mothers and sons finding a way to become, not only tolerant of each other as they grow older, but also friends.
What started out as a business trip for Andrew Brewster, played by Rogen, turns into a crazy experience with his mother, Joyce (Streisand), in tow for the long haul. From Tennessee to the Grand Canyon, Andrew must find a way to tolerate his mother's antics, and he learns that the love she has for him runs deep.
It's a sweet movie with a fun message. This writer recommends it!