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Divine? Not quite. Still, this time-jumping chick flick's appeal will connect with the ladies in the audience and tap into the more sensitive dudes in the crowd. Based on the bestselling Rebecca Wells novel, this is basically a two-hour therapy session for Sandra Bullock, who's trying to figure out why her mom (the perfectly southern-fried Ellen Burstyn) is so whacked out.
With the help of Burstyn's delightfully sassy lifelong friends--Maggie Smith, Fionnula Flanagan and Shirley Knight--Bullock reflects on the good and the bad of her upbringing. Thanks to the keen cast, there are plenty of fun moments and great one-liners, and the deep stuff is handled appropriately by Ashley Judd as the young, troubled version of Burstyn. You can blame the film for tugging at obvious heartstrings--'cause it does--but chances are you're gonna want to call your mom just to say "hello" the second the credits roll.