Highly Overrated But Still Good
It’s fine. It's literally the definition of a fine movie. You’ve seen it before, you know every beat and outcome before the characters even do. Only question is how much escapism you’re looking for.
A great movie, one of the best of this year. There was a bit of confusion at one point in the plot, but nothing serious.
The biggest problem with this movie is it’s a little better than you think it might be, which somehow makes it worse. As in, it takes itself a bit too seriously, which makes most of the movie feel kind of dull.
Good thing I Like Cheesy Chick-flicks....but if your are not a chick-flick person DO NOT WATCH THIS!!!....But on the other hand if you do...this movie is cute, funny and has many great actors and actresses that i really like...The Dude Group is Hilarious...If you have Kids you will relate to many of the things that happens in here...It's all about Baby Delivery and everything that come's with it....OBVIOUSLY the Title says it all.For the Moms... this movie is funny..I guarantee you will relate to at least one couple in this film.for mom's to be... This movie is nice to watch and wont traumatize you in anyway.BTW...Joe Manganiello is shirtless in many of the scenes in this film...YAY!!!
I was going to finish watching it, but I just cannot deal with Jennifer Lopez and her horrible acting... I'm sorry, I just cannot. I wanted to see the movie because I read the book quite some time ago myself (No, I am not an expecting mother, nor was I then, and I do not plan on going through such life altering developments...just yet : ]. I simply have an interest in the miracle that is child birth, and I like to remain educated on the topic), and I absolutely loved it! And so when I saw they were making a film around the novel, I was interested, as you can imagine. All to be disappointed upon finding out that they would cast such an...odd assortment of characters for a film like this, starting with their choice to include such a talentless person like Jennifer. Now, don't get me wrong, she had her time in the 90's and early 2000's, when art was at it's most raw form, but she's older now and should be moving on to other things, and many do agree with me. She's not a great singer, in my opinion, and I love all kinds of music. Her acting is a bit stiff to me, and when she tries to branch out you can see the strain. And that's what I get from this film. Strain. *sigh* Well, better luck next time, Kirk. I'm sure you'll learn your lesson. A pretty face is not always best choice.
Five couples are about to have babies. The expecting parents are; fitness guru Jules (Cameron Diaz) and her TV dance show partner Evan (Matthew Morrison), baby book author/baby store owner Wendy (Elizabeth Banks) and Gary (Ben Falcone), Gary's competitive dad (Dennis Quaid) and his trophy wife Skyler (Brooklyn Decker), photographer Holly (Jennifer Lopez) and uncertain husband Alex (Rodrigo Santoro) plan to adopt oversea, and rival food truck chefs Rosie (Anna Kendrick) and Marco (Chace Crawford) after an one night stand. Also there's a funny dad's group headed by Chris Rock.There are way too many characters and stories. This makes the movie very shallow and very scattered. It's a mile wide and an inch deep. The scatter shoot effect does land some very funny bits and some emotions. Chris Rock is funny every time he's on screen. Rebel Wilson is also funny with Elizabeth Banks. Gary and his dad relationship is uncomfortably funny. This is a movie where less would be more. The overloading of characters really diminishes the emotions of each story.
Another one of those ensemble movies where everyone is rich, knows someone rich, owns their own food van, fall in love, fall out, have some life changing epiphany during the film and all live happily ever after.That's the film, and it gets spoon fed to you every minute that you tolerate it.From the d-list celeb cameo at the beginning, to the bit where one of the mothers becomes slightly ill for 10 seconds, there is nothing new, exciting, and most importantly, funny about this film.All the stories treat parenthood like its a child's daubing. From the loss of a child, Kendricks character leaves the hospital in just little of over three hours and dumps her boyfriend on the street. Right.Lopez is struggling to have children, so she does a Madonna.........And the film constantly reminds you that reality TV stars and hosts are human too.The only saving grace in this is Quaid, who hasn't got any problems as he's a retired racer who is brimming with cash.I cannot think of any demographic that this film is trying to reach out to, its trying to reach out to everybody ala Richard Curtis, but fails on every level.