The Descendants
2011
With his wife on life support in the wake of an accident, an affluent landowner tries to mend his broken relationships with his daughters. All the while, he's weighing his marriage -- and the decision to sell land his family has owned for decades.

Scott Hardie: “It ruled.”

Alexander Payne makes another observant, life-like dramedy with multi-faceted people. This one is distinguished by Phedon Papamichael's lush photography of Hawaii. Other actors have good scenes, but a few lines whispered by George Clooney tops them all.

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Matthew Preston: The first movie I've ever seen where Matthew Lillard looks like an adult. − June 24, 2012 • more by Matthew

Scott Hardie: I didn't recognize him at first. I thought it was Thomas Haden Church, still bulked up from his Spider-Man 3 workouts. − June 24, 2012 • more by Scott

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