Susan Frank [Email address: jeffandsuz #AT# sbcglobal.net - replace #AT# with @ ]

Tripp (Matthew McConaughey) is thirty five years old,
gainfully employed, commitment-phobic, and happily living with his
long-suffering parents who tend to his every need. He pays no rent, contributes
nothing to the household, and brings his dates back to the house for sex. From my perspective, as any older parent
would agree, this movie should have been titled Nightmare on
Elm
  Street. As
if Tripp’s behavior wasn’t unethical enough, Tripp’s parents, Al (Terry
Bradshaw) and Sue (Kathy Bates), hire a consultant named Paula (Sarah Jessica
Parker), whose job it is to make Tripp fall in love with her, giving him
incentive to move out on his own. (Continue reading "Failure to Launch…")