Bedtime Stories, directed by Adam Shankman and starring Adam Sandler, is the timeless tale of a jerk uncle with a big heart that simultaneously tries to win the affection of his niece and nephew while furthering his career in the hotel biz by telling them fantastic bedtime stories that are somehow magically coming true. That run-on sentence is the premise of Mr.
The Upside of Anger is a love affair of emotional turmoil. It explores the strange ways a family sticks together and also uncovers how families can peel apart during times of crisis. Director Mike Binder is not afraid to unlock the doors that conceal performance depth, as all the actors wear a transparent, unpredictable robe of delicate emotional welfare.