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DVD Review: The Descendants

The Descendants ~ Fox Searchlight and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

Fox Searchlight sent me a screening disc of The Descendants for review on my dad blog (giveaway ends soon). The movie is based on a novel by Kaui Hart Hemmings. Below is a quick summary of the film. The Descendants is available now on on Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD. Continue reading for the full Blu-ray review of The Descendants.

The 411 for The Descendants

The story Matt King is faced with several important issues — including his wife’s coma
Appropriateness for children There isn’t any nudity and very little violence. However, there is a lot of bad language in this film. Ironically, most of the profanity are from the two children in the movie.
Positives
  • Good story
  • Great acting
  • Wonderful soundtrack
Negative
  • Lots of profanity
Rating Rated R for language and sexual references
Runtime 115 minutes
Genre Drama, light comedy

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The Descendants DVD Giveaway Coming Soon

The Descendants ~ Fox Searchlight and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment

In the next week or two, I’m going to be giving away The Descendants DVD on my dad blog. I have not seen The Descendants yet (hopefully I will get a review copy), but it’s one of those films that won a bunch of awards. It also features one of my favorite actors: George Clooney. He’s a wonderful actor, but I can’t believe he beat me out for sexist man of the year twice.

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