The only good, solid movie to open this weekend is a holiday-themed piece shot through with humor and heartbreak. No bull. And low on sappy. Props to Edward Burns, the writer, director and star, who goes back to this Irish-Catholic roots and the 1995 debut film that put him on the map, The Brothers McMullen .
The Fitzgerald Family Christmas : Ed Burns Pulls Together Another Dysfunctional Irish-Catholic Brood
The gang of usual suspects, from the wonderful Connie Britton to Michael McGlone, is all back in this amiable but uninspired ensemble comedy Year: 2012 Director: Edward Burns Studio: Tribeca Film Actors: Kerry Bishé, Connie Britton, Edward Burns At a certain point-say, four films into the Ed Burns oeuvre-being disappointed is no one's fault but your own.