Half siblings Joni (Mia Wasikowska) and Laser (Josh Hutcherson) track down their sperm-donor father, Paul (Mark Ruffalo), who was used by their lesbian moms, Nic (Annette Bening) and Jules (Julianne Moore). Oscar potential: Like "Little Miss Sunshine" and "Precious," Lisa Cholodenko's comedy was a mega-hit at Sundance, which could give it enough momentum to make it big at the Oscars. Review: Times' critic Betsy Sharkey calls the film "an exceptional drama about what it means to be family, with outstanding performances from Annette Bening, Julianne Moore and Mark Ruffalo." Read the entire review.
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