Entertainment Weekly - 09/09/1994
"...Bittersweet..." -- Rating: B+
Betsy's getting married - that moment that families, and especially fathers anxiously await and secretly dread. Dad's contracting business is not doing so well, but he still wants to throw the party to end all parties. He now has to rely on his brother-in-law's mob connections to pull it off.
A young couple announce their plans to get married and inadvertently trigger an outrageous series of battles between their respective parents over the size and tenor of the wedding ceremony. In the midst of the ensuing chaos, the couple's wishes for a small, intimate service are resolutely trampled into the dust.