Taking aim at family dysfunction

Another in a long line of Hollywood family dramas is neither funny nor serious, writes GEOFFREY EU

JUST when he least expects it, life rears its ugly head and bites Judd Altman (Jason Bateman), the producer of a popular radio show in New York. He goes home early one day and walks in on his wife in bed with his star talk show host. Then his sister calls to tell him that their father has just died - and things go rapidly downhill from there.

This is Where I Leave You, directed by Shawn Levy, written by Jonathan Tropper and based on his book of the same name, is the latest in a long line of movies...

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