Time To Say Goodbye: The Fragility of Family Ties in Alexander Payne’s The Descendants

The revamped King family, from left to right: Alexandra (Shailene Woodley), Matt (George Clooney), Scottie (Amara Miller), and their friend Sid (Nick Krause).

Women tend to love George Clooney because of his looks and demeanor, and understandably so. The average cinemagoer – males included – likes him because he has never shied away from ruining his outer appearance for the sake of a role in a risky film. Ever since his career-defining part as Dr. Doug Ross in the successful 1990s TV show Emergency Room, Clooney has carefully chosen his projects.

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