A breezy wedding farce punctuated with casual profanity, geriatric sexuality, and just a dash of nudity, The Big Wedding
plays like a Judd Apatow comedy for the AARP set. Adapted by writer/director Justin Zackham from the 2006 French-language comedy Mon frere se marie
, it would be entirely forgettable if it weren’t for the raunchy novelty of seeing Oscar winners like Robert De Niro and Diane Keaton get down and dirty. Fortunately, unlike Apatow, Zackham keeps his comedy to a reasonable-enough running time that this zany collection of characters don’t wear out their welcome 45 minutes before the credits roll.
When their adopted son Alejandro (Ben ...