By Chris Nashawaty
August 03, 2014 at 04:00 AM EDT
Andrew Reed
type
  • Movie

Like Sideways with senior citizens, Martha Stephens and Aaron Katz’s indie road trip is a delightfully poignant comedy about loneliness, friendship, and aging. Paul Eenhoorn and Earl Lynn Nelson play ex-brothers-in-law who head to Iceland to take in the natural wonders, smoke a little pot, and get their post-retirement grooves back. Nelson, who shines as the friskier of the duo, tosses off white-haired nuggets of wisdom between salty asides in his Southern drawl, pulling his deadpan pal out of his funk. With its winning mix of bickering and bonding, Land Ho! is so effortlessly charming that it’s only a matter of time before some big studio remakes it with Jack Nicholson and Michael Caine. A-

type
  • Movie
Genre
mpaa
  • R
runtime
  • 94 minutes
director
  • Aaron Katz
Studio
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