Baby Mama details
|Formats:||12 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Sigourney Weaver, Greg Kinnear, Romany Malco, Dax Shepard, Dax Shepard, Maura Tierney, Holland Taylor, Curt Carlson, Dennis Albanese|
|Genre:||Comedy - Drama|
|Studio:||UNIVERSAL PICTURES UK|
|Run time:||1 hour 36 minutes|
|Rental release:||16 Mar 2009|
By Tom Charity from LOVEFiLM
Does Tina Fey's new film live up to its comedic potential?
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TINA FEY FOR VICE PRESIDENT!By a customer from Liverpool , 28 Nov 2008
[Highly rated reviewer](3 1/2 stars)
You got to love Tina Fey. Anyone who can pull off an impersonation of Sarah Palin like she did on Saturday Night Live deserves mounts of Kudos. We already knew she was funny, witty and a very talented actress (for proof see Mean Girls/ 30 Rock).
Fey is indeed the reason to watch Baby Mama, she gets the best bits and lines by far ('I really don't like your uterus.'-'Stop saying that!!'), while Amy Poehler's portrayal of the aura reading but otherwise bad news loan mama is run of the mill at best, grating at the the worst.
Baby Mama does not pretend to be anything other than good humoured, kinda feel good, lightweight entertainment- and as such it is just what it says on the baby food tin. Tina plays the career driven, bit prim, well off woman who gets told she in all likelihood cannot have kids. She signs up with Sigourney Weaver (fabulous by the way) for a rent-a-mom, i.e. Amy Poehler receiving lots of money to carry Tina's child. Needless to say, things go a bit awry and see the two very different women clash and come to heads.
No brownie points for guessing any of the plot twists or outcomes, but hey: watch it in the light hearted spirit it is aimed at and you might even enjoy it.
GOOD, BUT NOT GREAT.
SEE THIS IF YOU LIKED
* MEAN GIRLS
* BRINGING DOWN THE HOUSE
* SWEET HOME ALABAMA
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Worth a watchBy a customer , 11 Mar 2013Seen this film a couple of times now its a typical chick flick and has some funny bits and a good story line
totally brilliantBy cheesekake (1282 reviews) from uk , 03 Mar 2012this film is definitely a chick flick, and is funny crazy and moving all at the same time.
really good chick flick film
Way better than i thought it would be.By Cozversion1 (41 reviews) from East Molesey , 29 Nov 2011This is the very definititon of a chick flick. I was sure i wasn't going to enjoy it but i was wrong. It's a good quirky little comedy with some really good acting performances, particularly from Tina Fey. Good fun.
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Tina Fey's character was a sane, rational woman (and that disappointed me)By lele_poco (46 reviews) from Croydon , 20 Nov 2011Its wasn't as funny as I was hoping. I love Tina Fey but she played quite a serious (boring) character who was meant to look extremely mature beside Amy Poehler's wacky character.
I missed the goofy nature you usually get from Tina Fey and would rather she'd played the eccentric surrogate instead.
Its good Tina is making people aware of stories in which women cannot have children. In 30 rock she also raises this issue and its something I hadn't much considered before.
Well worth it.By abz80 (18 reviews) , 15 Oct 2011Really enjoyed this film.
Tina Fey is obviously brilliant, and a comedy genius and she shines in this film.
Funny, and charming, worth a watch.