THURS­DAY

BABY MAMA

Sunday Tasmanian - Tassie Living - - WEEK IN MOVIES -

8.30PM, FOX­TEL COM­EDY ★★

An in­fer­tile sin­gle woman (Tina Fey) em­ploys a shifty, not-so-shrewd slob (Amy Poehler) to bear a sur­ro­gate child. What fol­lows is a mildly en­gag­ing, all-fe­male ver­sion of The Odd Cou­ple, or an older-skew­ing ver­sion of Juno, but with safer jokes. The best work in this slight com­edy can be found in the sup­port­ing ranks, cour­tesy of Sigour­ney Weaver, Steve Martin and Greg Kin­n­ear. a fat guy who thins down and goes af­ter the girl of his dreams) isn’t much, but the per­for­mances are right on the mark. Stars Ryan Reynolds and Anna Faris.

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