'That's My Boy' (2012)

After squishing around in such dubious PG-13-rated hits as "I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry," "Grown Ups" and "Just Go With It," Adam Sandler's latest swings for the fences of hard-R-rated raunch, just past the outfield of rancid. Deploying a Boston dialect that makes one long for the voice he came up with for the distaff half of "Jack and Jill," Sandler plays a party-hardy punk who, at age 13, fathered a child with his sex toy of a teacher. This produces a son who grows up to be a neurotic, insecure mess portrayed by Andy Samberg, who quit "Saturday Night Live" for this? -- Michael Phillips<br><Br>Read the full <a href=http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/movies/sc-mov-0612-thats-my-boy-20120614,0,623140.column>"That's My Boy" movie review</a>

( June 14, 2012 )

After squishing around in such dubious PG-13-rated hits as "I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry," "Grown Ups" and "Just Go With It," Adam Sandler's latest swings for the fences of hard-R-rated raunch, just past the outfield of rancid. Deploying a Boston dialect that makes one long for the voice he came up with for the distaff half of "Jack and Jill," Sandler plays a party-hardy punk who, at age 13, fathered a child with his sex toy of a teacher. This produces a son who grows up to be a neurotic, insecure mess portrayed by Andy Samberg, who quit "Saturday Night Live" for this? -- Michael Phillips

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