MOVIE REVIEW This
week's reviewed movie is:
What to Expect When You're Expecting
WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN
film tries to
tell a funny, heartwarming story of several
couples who are in the family way.
First, let me say, there are just too many
babies to care about or keep track
of -- and all the fathers are all trying to be
stand-up comics, which is pretty
annoying, followed by more dumb bonehead
You can't blame the
babies, they are always stars.
All others should take another look at The Three
unexpected, except when you're viewing What to Expect
When You're Expecting, a
movie (in name only) based on a best-selling
self-help book on pregnancy.
many stars and many stories, it pretty much
covers every cliché about pregnancy --
This "comedy" features multiple
stories about couples who are pregnant, trying
to get pregnant, or are worried
about being pregnant.
And for some inexplicable reason, it has a bunch
of daddies who
spew out Fight
Club-type philosophy to an unsuspecting
The movie may engage some female hormones, but
for me, scissors down.
The movie is the
latest adaptation of a
non-fiction advice guide for expectant mothers.
The picture tries to combine
the book's lessons into the stories of five
females dealing with the ins and
outs of becoming a parent.
The problems I had with this comedy are: the flick
has no standout character who is consistently
funny, and the movie plays out
like a long sitcom rather than a feature film.
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