Topics

Same-Sex Marriage

'Jenny's Wedding' stars a tender Katherine Heigl in a timely gay marriage tale

'Jenny's Wedding' stars a tender Katherine Heigl in a timely gay marriage tale

Heartstring-tugging if a bit humorless, "Jenny's Wedding," written and directed by "Beaches" writer Mary Agnes Donahue, is an apt release in the wake of the Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage. Katherine Heigl turns up the tenderness as the titular Jenny — she plays her usual Miss Perfect, but dials down the Type A personality. Jenny is extremely close to her tight-knit Catholic Ohio family that's constantly pressuring her about marriage. There's just one snag: Jenny's a lesbian and not out to her family, though she's cozily partnered up with Kitty (Alexis Bledel). Inspired by a chat with her father (Tom Wilkinson), she breaks...

Loading
78°