She's Having a Baby Reviews

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June 4, 2014
If She's Having a Baby were a funnier movie, if the fights were more cleverly written and Bacon and McGovern played them more deftly and lightly, it wouldn't have that unpleasant edge -- seesawing between romance and paranoia.
June 4, 2014
[The film] assumes that boys will be boys but that the mystical act of fatherhood will make a man of you. Trouble with She's Having a Baby is, Hughes believes this without feeling obliged to develop it dramatically.
June 4, 2014
Director Hughes' effort to follow his teenagers into adulthood only results in cardboard cut-outs.
June 4, 2014
It's a measure of how little maneuvering room the movie leaves its performers that a lovely, sensitive actress like Elizabeth McGovern makes virtually no impression.
June 4, 2014
She's Having a Baby wants to be everyone's story, but its hollowness makes it no one's.
June 4, 2014
McGovern manages to fare better with the cliches thrown at her than Bacon does; but neither has a prayer of scoring at a game whose rules and players might have been dreamed up by a computer.
June 4, 2014
Bacon`s character is such a chronic complainer than we wonder why McGovern doesn't dump him.
June 4, 2014
As for Bacon and McGovern, it`s sad to see these usually energetic performers labor through a tired script, rarely getting a chance to deliver.
June 4, 2014
Hughes instead falls back on the easy jokes, hip music, and superficial character studies that have obscured the basic viability of all his work.
June 4, 2014
Director John Hughes tries his best to give everything a sparky, pacey feel, but the end result is simply just not funny enough.
November 2, 2011
So very little works in She's Having a Baby that it's easiest just to grouse on how petty and little-minded and pro-conformity it is.
March 26, 2009
In the lead role, Kevin Bacon is enthusiastic and believable, but even his energy can't carry what boils down to a fairly limp story.
July 11, 2006
A rare failure from filmmaker John Hughes...
February 9, 2006
Taking his erstwhile teen lovers into young adulthood, marriage and parenthood, John Hughes fashions a curiously disaffected portrait of the artist as a frustrated chauvinist.
June 1, 2005
November 24, 2004
May 29, 2004
May 23, 2004
The Hughes formula at its thinnest.
November 13, 2003
August 22, 2003
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