Sign up for your 2 week free trial

The Upside Of Anger



Write review

3 out of 10 A good film
Ciaran from Dublin, 23 Oct 2007
Don't be fooled into thinking this is a chick-flick (the bottom rung of the movie world!), this has more to offer than that. Joan Allen leads the cast as a woman who is beaten - her husband has left her for a younger (Swedish!) model and her four daughters (what a nitemare) are all giving her issues. So she drinks a lot. Then Costner butts in to be her drinking buddy and he slowly meshes himself with the 5 women's confused lives. Quite enjoyable with some funny gags thrown in too.
Was this review helpful to you? 
3 people out of 6 found this review helpful
0 Comments...      leave a comment
3 out of 10 The Upside of Anger.
Jacqueline from Dublin, 04 Oct 2007
Kevin Costner and Jane Allen star in this very good movie about a woman who becomes enraged when her husband disapears - believeing him to have run off to sweden with the secretary. Enjoyed Costner in the role of non sobriety! - without the angelic image for a change but a more human side. Both Allen and Costner give a good performance in this movie and it is definately worth a viewing.
Was this review helpful to you? 
2 people out of 2 found this review helpful
0 Comments...      leave a comment
3 out of 10 Upside..
Chris from Meath, 02 Jun 2009
..is that Costner is great in this..Joan Allen (who is generally great!) has a role that is too contrived and irritating..great twist to the story at the end but film doesn't really know if it wants to be a comedy or a tragedy..it's kinda neither...watchable, but not a keeper..
Was this review helpful to you? 
1 people out of 1 found this review helpful
0 Comments...      leave a comment
3 out of 10 upside of anger
natalie from Louth, 19 Oct 2007
a story an amazing mother who's grief for her husband leaving her creates a new world for her nd her daughters by letting a new friend in and putting a smile on her face. movie was furiously funny with a twist.
Was this review helpful to you? 
1 people out of 1 found this review helpful
0 Comments...      leave a comment
5 out of 10 upside of anger
jacqui from Dublin, 13 Nov 2007
good film, about a women who's husband leaves her and the kids so she turns to drink meets a man who wants to be her friend but she not interested but soon gets used to the idea of him.
Was this review helpful to you? 
1 people out of 1 found this review helpful
0 Comments...      leave a comment
  

What's it about....
Sometimes what tears us apart helps us put it back together. Starring Joan Allen and Kevin Costner, The Upside Of Anger, spans three years of a woman's life following her husband's sudden disappearance. Terry Wolfmeyer (Allen), an affluent suburban Detroit wife and mother, goes from a paragon of sweetness to a volcano of rage in the wake of her husband's desertion; she thinks he has jetted off to Sweden with his Swedish secretary. Barely holding it together for her...

(read more)






CUSTOMER ALSO RENTED
  • View Behind Enemy Lines - Colombia
  • View Goon (Blu-ray)
  • View Dune
  • View Knowing (Blu-ray)
  • View Animal Kingdom
  • View Scream 2
  • View Alias Season 5
  • View Blue Jasmine
  • View Game Of Thrones: Season 3
  • View Franklin And Friends
  • View Invictus
  • View The Smurfs 2 (3D) (Blu-ray)
  • View Top Hat
  • View Curb Your Enthusiasm Series 7
  • View Matrix Reloaded (Blu-ray)
  • View We Own The Night
  • View Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa
  • View Maleficent
  • View Dead Mans Shoes (Blu-ray)
  • View A Serious Man (Blu-ray)
  • View The Fault In Our Stars (Blu-ray)
  • View Dantes Inferno
  • View Calvary (Blu-ray)
  • View House Of Wax
  • View Training Day
  • View Inside Llewyn Davis
  • View Curse Of Chucky
  • View R.I.P.D. (Blu-ray)
  • View Woody Allen: The Documentary
  • View Boardwalk Empire: Season 4
  • View 9 (Blu-ray)
  • View RED 2 (Blu-ray)
  • View Fantastic Mr. Fox
  • View A Cinderella Story
  • View Toy Story (Blu-ray)
  • View Somewhere
  • View Wild Strawberries
  • View Micmacs (Blu-ray)
  • View Death In A French Garden
  • View High School Musical 3: Senior Year (Blu-ray)