SouthFlorida.com
Hungry for a good conversation? Join our Facebook group "Let's Eat, South Florida" where our readers and writers share tips about restaurants, recipes and more.

Mark Wahlberg

'Instant Family' review: Rose Byrne, Mark Wahlberg play parents who take a chance on foster kids

Director/co-writer Sean Anders really takes the "instant" part of his new family dramedy "Instant Family" to heart. The film drops us right into the lives of Pete ( Mark Wahlberg ) and Ellie (Rose Byrne) with little fanfare, as if to say to the audience, "Catch up guys, we've got a lot of story to tell." It's not too difficult to pick up what Anders is putting down, as Pete and Ellie are the kind of nice, upper-middle class, fast-talking, attractive white couple who frequently populate this kind of film. They're missing one thing: kids. As business partners who flip run-down houses, they've never met a challenge they couldn't tackle, so off to foster...

66°