Director Sean Anders Talks About How Own ‘Instant Family’

Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne’s comedy/drama film, Instant Family appears to be an instant hit with both critics and audiences alike. Sure, not everyone is a fan, but I suspect that people don’t actually have kids themselves. Those that do, appreciate all of the chaos and (at times) the corniness that is a part of family life. In the movie, Wahlberg and Byrne play a couple who want to start a family, but sort of feel that they are a bit old to be just starting and find themselves looking into foster care adoption and end up adopting a teen girl and her two younger siblings. Unrealistic you say? Try telling that to Sean Anders who co-wrote the script and directed the movie. He lived it. Well, mostly.

I met Anders last week to talk about Instant Family just before the film opened and my biggest question for him was how much of this film was actually based on real life. “A lot of it,” he said and then went on telling me a story about how his family came to be.

“First of all, my …

Three Versions of "Yakko's World" - Video of the Day


If you were a fan of The Animaniacs, you most certainly know this tune, but not sung quite like this. Here is "Yakko's World" sung by 168 movies! (By the Unusual Suspect)

And here is the original (by 1989 Rickman)

And here is voice actor Rob Paulsen singing the song from memory! (by Nerdist)

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