THE BABYMOONERS REVIEWED

“The Babymooners” explores a concept that seems almost promised to the Coastal types. You get a brief reprieve from life to enjoy things before the arrival of your child. While I enjoy a couple using this opportunity to create a rather interesting film. It’s very much a one-and-done. Try explaining this one to a mixed crowd outside of the basic conceit. Throughout several vignettes and attempts at highbrow comedy, the end result feels like it is destined for Indie festivals to play on a loop. Watch it once and decide for yourself.

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Nothing

A/V STATS

  • 1.78:1 standard definition transfer
  • Dolby Digital 2.0

RELEASE DATE: 1/17/16

  • 85%
    Video - 85%
  • 85%
    Audio - 85%
  • 0%
    Supplemental Material - 0%
  • 83%
    Film Score - 83%
63%

The Plot Thus Far

Two weeks before the birth of her first child, New Yorker Shaina Feinberg, recounts her reluctant journey to motherhood in a video letter to her son. Clearly influenced by old Woody Allen films, her letter becomes a series of vignettes that include her newly sober husband, her goofy Upper West Side parents, an adorable Shih Tzu, a neurotic shrink and her own views on daytime television.

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