Here is what I thought about The Descendants 🙂
It was pretty good, the director (Alex Payne) did really well and I think George Clooney is a great actor. I really liked how the movie started (and the movie on a whole) but I guess I just expected too much from it after seeing the adverts and all the hype with the award nominations etc
I do advise watching it, it really is good, I like the story line and how it is not purely based on the wife/mum, who is dying due to a boat accident. It is very funny in places (I found the character Sid highly amusing, I expected to see him in the ending) the storyline also has topics that many people may be able to relate to.
In some ways, well the concept of losing a wife or mum, it reminded me of two other movies (which are both in my list of favourites) The Boys Are Back and Reign Over Me. Personally I prefer these movies over The Descendants, they have similar themes, yet are very different from each other.
So overall I was slightly disappointed, but despite this I still enjoyed it.
Have a smirt day!