Baby Mama Dearest minus the coat hangers and Hollywood mansion, this bad parenting horror movie boasts exceptional performances, but is social pornography at its worst, festering in racial self-loathing and oblivious to a system that ignores its neediest.
So overdone that at a certain point,it begins to resemble one of those demented and depraved melodramatic satires that John Waters used to specialize in back in the days before "Hairspray" made him respectable.
It's enough to make you cry. Equally, it might make you laugh. Daniels is a director who would find it hard to imagine puddings can be over-egged, or that Monty Python's 'We're So Poor' sketch was meant to be funny.