Old school meets new school in 'Parental Guidance'
New film explores family relationships
- Duration 4:05
- Date Nov 23, 2012
New film explores family relationships
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Well what happens when the wise cracking an old school grandparents come to visit their modern and new school kids and grandkids sounds like everyone's holidays right certainly was history in our house.
It's also the basis of a brand new movie parental guidance out at Christmas take a look.
I won't end because they're grandparents and lucky do you have to learn yeah I don't move couldn't -- -- -- can't.
She thinks you're the -- -- think that you know they're very funny.
And it tells us to jokes.
That you won't get.
-- this is a -- stadium.
I'm sure I tell you they -- a lot of color -- ultimate -- yeah.
-- -- -- be stuck with that lipstick on all day when grandma comes.
Remind you your family right -- joining us live from LA's record crowds of guys -- sick in an actor Joshua -- was ten years old in the film guys nice to see this morning hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving.
Good morning -- and -- what drew you to want to direct a film like this.
Well first I was asked if I want to have dinner with Billy Crystal and that pretty much just sealed the deal.
Can he's one of -- great comedy icons and then that get an opportunity to Paramount with that Bette Midler and Marisa Tomei.
-- laying -- that was great but it's about family everybody I mean Thanksgiving.
We just experience that you put so many loved ones together in one room around one table.
And any number of crazy things can happen.
-- Josh you get to plays and the tech savvy ten year old when he have these are grandparents who shall but the house bet Midler.
And -- Billy Crystal what was it like working with those guys and how did you manage to relate on the set.
What they are just incredible to -- -- -- was really really grandfatherly tell me.
Everyone over the -- in the family of those three months.
And illegal organ playing catch with each other.
And kill lobbed one my arm not -- pitching -- That's great and not big baseball fan is Billy is of course it any.
This team is common and I think we can all relate to a yesterday around -- Thanksgiving table or on the couch yesterday.
You know I might migrant parents -- my -- as you gotta help me update the software on my phone I just I can't figure out can you -- that.
And it becomes like tech support every time the grandparents show up there's a lot of relate ability in this film right.
The whole film I think is one long tech support moment it's a lot of download -- like download.
I think everything even trying to tell my mom that she could download something the other day and with an hour long conversation about where this button was depressed than our whole movie hilly sort of deals with the generations.
Dealing with it.
-- -- their favorite scene in the movie did you did you love it stands out to you if people can look forward to.
There's there's one thing that I think Israel -- final.
Just where are -- our grandfather played they've given -- style gives us -- -- told.
-- Freeway -- when -- comes packed.
And railway act and -- on -- -- showed -- how I it's it's absolutely Middleton.
You can actually imagine.
Filming with kids that day where you tell -- they're gonna be eating -- all day.
And -- the very beginning their I had to get so excited about kcal day.
By about three hours later of -- they're like no mark.
Nobody ever worried about looking forward to kick after the ten hours of shooting I can imagine.
Ford in the film it is -- on Christmas Day in my right.
On Christmas Day the perfect Christmas present for everybody.
Everybody can go on the whole family to a -- looking for some good family films you can bring everyone to get -- -- house on Christmas Day when you're all tired of cake and presents Andy you got.
A good luck with the film thanks so much for waking up early this on fox -- we appreciate and thank you very much closer.
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