Tully is great. Funny, quirky and yet poignant and with heart. It's the new comedy from Academy Award-nominated director Jason Reitman ("Up in the Air") and Academy Award-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody ("Juno"). Marlo (Academy Award (R) winner Charlize Theron), a mother of three including a newborn, has a night nanny that her brother gave her (Mark Duplass). It's a new look at a mid-life crisis movie for sure in that it's not what you would expect. Marlo forms a bond with the thoughtful and sometimes challenging 20 something nanny named Tully played by Mackenzie Davis. The movie is smart, well written. well acted and filled with little surprise.s the Mary Poppin type character of Tully shows the mother new ways to see life. How to change one's outlook and before you know it Theron's character is mothering differently. The film touches on feminism and how when a mother works from the house raising kids she is often considered lesser in society. The film looks at the fun and troubles of motherhood. Screenwriter Diablo Cody and director Jason Reitman, the team behind Juno and Young Adult, do it again. Check it out - it's worth it.
R (for language and some sexuality/nudity) In Theaters: Wide. Runtime: Studio: Focus Features