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Baby Mama Reviews

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Simon Miraudo
October 21, 2014
With a cast this great, is it so selfish to ask for something memorable?
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Ali Gray
October 14, 2012
Baby Mama is far more funny than it has any right to be and boasts a dynamite pairing that shows plenty of promise for the future: here's hoping Fey and Poehler pick something a little less formulaic for their next project.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jeffrey Lyles
Lyles' Movie Files
August 28, 2012
Fey and Poehler have great chemistry and they truly compliment each other well
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
February 18, 2012
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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Melissa Anderson
Time Out
November 17, 2011
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
Mike Scott
August 14, 2009
Fey and Pohler are an appealing pair, with Fey's wry, deadpan delivery a perfect complement to Poehler's fearlessly juvenile brand of humor.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs
October 18, 2008
The reason this movie works so well though, is similar to why a good romantic comedy works. The chemistry between the two leads, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler is fantastic.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 18, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Carina Chocano
Los Angeles Times
October 18, 2008
Baby Mama adheres fairly closely to the conventions of the studio comedy, although it's never actually predictable, probably because the characters and subject matter are so novel.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Prairie Miller
September 3, 2008
Austin Powers screen mastermind Michael McCullers is the guy behind this sorta same-sex parenting satire, as SNL's Tina Fey and Amy Poehler do an extreme odd couple for laughs duet, ripping into the burgeoning baby consumer industry.
Des Partridge
Courier Mail (Australia)
August 29, 2008
It's very much the women's show, and they prove enjoyable company, but there's more sugar than vinegar in the script which is stretched to find laughs.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Sandra Hall
Sydney Morning Herald
August 29, 2008
The film is not exactly original but it is a lot of fun, thanks to the skill with which Fey and Poehler play to one another's strengths.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Olly Richards
Empire Magazine Australasia
August 18, 2008
Fey and Poehler are better than 95 per cent of the innumerable male comedy double acts around at the moment. May they never part, because their work here is an utter joy.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile
August 14, 2008
This formulaic feelgood romantic comedy delivers everything it promises with a streamlined screenplay about a single professional woman, Kate (Tina Fey) who at 37 is desperate to have a baby and the complications that beset her plans
Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile
August 14, 2008
There are plenty of laughs in this likeable and uplifting comedy that puts its own twist on life, love, relationships and babies.
Christopher Tookey
Daily Mail (UK)
July 25, 2008
A lightweight romantic comedy that's to be welcomed, if only for the fact it offers juicy roles to talented writer-actresses Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Tim Evans
Sky Movies
July 25, 2008
Fey and Poehler are class comedy actresses, yet this lacks the dramatic spark which would have been supplied by both their characters genuinely hating the sight of one another.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5

Daily Telegraph (UK)
July 25, 2008
It delivers considerably more laughs than one might expect from the Hollywood sub-genre of procreation comedy.
Peter Bradshaw
July 25, 2008
Enjoyable and amiable in its daft way.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
James Christopher
Times (UK)
July 25, 2008
If the plot wasn't so dismally familiar, it might have worked.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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