The movie's lingering close-ups on yearning faces and heart-to-heart conversations force the fake Millers into real familial longing that's more bogus than the family itself.
Naturally, there are roadblocks galore -- but the breezy film stays one mile ahead in terms of plot and punch lines
With jokes cloned from bad taste movies and off-kids-telly villains, it doesn't even qualify for dumb fun.
Stays mean and maintains a bit of an edge even when it threatens to go all soft and gooey.
The baseline for American movie humor sinks once again in this sentimentally cynical and cynically sentimental farce.
It boils down to the idea that men and women alike yearn for what they don't have, and that making your way through life is about seizing the bizarre opportunities it thrusts at you.
Though incredibly predictable from start to finish, "We're the Millers" did make me laugh.
'We're the Millers' clicks on just enough cylinders to warrant a recommendation.
As a comedy couple, [Aniston] and Sudeikis aren't exactly Cheech and Chong, but their well-matched timing and clashing attitudes often create comic sparks that erupt into laughter.