Flipped Teen sweethearts (Madeline Carroll and Callan McAuliffe) offer a he said/she said history of their courtship in the 1950s nostalgiafest Flipped , based on a… Flipped Teen sweethearts (Madeline Carroll and Callan McAuliffe) offer a he said/she said history of their courtship in the 1950s nostalgiafest Flipped , based on a… PG PT88M Drama Callan McAuliffe Madeline Carroll Rebecca De Mornay Anthony Edwards John Mahoney Warner Bros.
Movie Review

Flipped

MPAA Rating: PG
Flipped | BACK IN THE OLD DAYS Callan McAuliffe and Stefanie Scott in Flipped
Image credit: Ben Glass
BACK IN THE OLD DAYS Callan McAuliffe and Stefanie Scott in Flipped
EW's GRADE
C-

Details Rated: PG; Length: 88m; Genre: Drama; With: Callan McAuliffe and Madeline Carroll; Distributor: Warner Bros.

Teen sweethearts (Madeline Carroll and Callan McAuliffe) offer a he said/she said history of their courtship in the 1950s nostalgiafest Flipped, based on a popular young-adult novel. Despite having one of the genre's classics (1986's Stand by Me) on his résumé, director Rob Reiner turns this coming-of-age story into a clumsy mash of tired golden-oldie vignettes and overheated drama. Worse, he vacuum-seals it all in a patronizingly wholesome package, like an extended episode of The Wonder Years with all the wonder sucked out. C-

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Originally posted Aug 04, 2010 Published in issue #1115 Aug 13, 2010 Order article reprints
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