'The Oranges' -- 2 stars

<b>R; 1:32 running time</b><br><br>
It's a tale of two families living across the jogger-friendly street from each other. On this side: Hugh Laurie and Catherine Keener as the parents whose marriage has begun to fray. Daughter Vanessa (Alia Shawkat of "Arrested Development"), all snark and insecurity, was once good pals with Nina (Leighton Meester, of "Gossip Girl"), whose folks are played by those crafty scene thieves Oliver Platt and Allison Janney. To Vanessa, Nina has become a symbol of free spirits and brave new worlds, while Vanessa is still looking for work, looking to get out of her folks' place, looking, looking, looking. -- Michael Phillips<br><br><a href=http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/movies/sc-mov-1003-the-oranges-20121005,0,914034.story>Read the full "The Oranges" movie review</a>

( October 4, 2012 )

R; 1:32 running time

It's a tale of two families living across the jogger-friendly street from each other. On this side: Hugh Laurie and Catherine Keener as the parents whose marriage has begun to fray. Daughter Vanessa (Alia Shawkat of "Arrested Development"), all snark and insecurity, was once good pals with Nina (Leighton Meester, of "Gossip Girl"), whose folks are played by those crafty scene thieves Oliver Platt and Allison Janney. To Vanessa, Nina has become a symbol of free spirits and brave new worlds, while Vanessa is still looking for work, looking to get out of her folks' place, looking, looking, looking. -- Michael Phillips

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