The Guilt Trip - Review

MOTHER SON TRIP Barbra Streisand headlines her first movie since 1996's The Mirror Has Two Faces

In the you-already-know-if-this-movie-is-for-you comedy The Guilt Trip, Andy (Seth Rogen) is a romantically challenged 30ish inventor of an eco-friendly cleaning fluid who takes his long-widowed mother, Joyce (Barbra Streisand), on a cross-country car trip during which he attempts to pitch his product and she attempts to eat him. Well, okay, not exactly eat him, but certainly chew at him, smother him, baby him, and generally enact an encyclopedia of neurotic behaviors that have come to represent a devouring, guilt-inducing Jewish mother in broad comedies such as this one, never mind that there is no factual confirmation that Joyce is a certified Jewish mother. Read More...,,20620026,00.html


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