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Babies

Overview


Genre :

Documentary

Release Date :

May 07, 2010

MPAA Rating :

PG

Director :

Thomas Balmes

Starring :

Ponijao, Mari, Bayar, Hattie

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

3 of 4

“..This is very, very cute stuff. There will be cooing in theaters, and a desire to reach out and scoop those kids off the screen..”
by Moira Macdonald [Seattle Times]
“..The similarity between the children is the most striking part of the movie..”
by Peter Hartlaub [San Francisco Chronicle]
3 of 4

“..The best part is, your parents will always love this movie no matter what..”
by Graham Killeen [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
Review rate : B

“..the babies in Babies offer moments to cherish..”
by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
3 of 4

“..sweet, amusing little film..”
by Connie Ogle [Miami Herald]
3 of 4

“..Still, as an advertisement for the wonders of figuring out how to be alive, the movie is an engaging proposition..”
by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe]
4 of 4

“..Observant and funny and thoughtful too, powered exclusively by verite footage without a word of narration..”
by Rick Groen [Globe and Mail]
Review rate : B

“..It's the nicest Mother's Day gift available at the movies this weekend..”
by Steve Persall [St. Petersburg Times]
“..irresistible and possibly infectious..”
by Betsy Sharkey [LA Times]
3.5 of 4

“..delivered with refreshing immediacy and joyful humor..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
3 of 4

“..Babies is too busy capturing the cute..”
by Steven Rea [Philadelphia Inquirer]
2.5 of 4

“..At 79 minutes the film is overlong, making a point that could have been made in a short..”
by Colin Covert [Minneapolis Star Tribune]
2.5 of 4

“..As a diversion, "Babies" is like a wind-up toy that will tickle anyone with a pulse. As a documentary, it's like a cache of home videos that will frustrate anyone with an inquiring mind..”
by Joe Williams [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
3 of 5

“..an enjoyable movie, in many ways a beautiful movie to look at..”
by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic]
“.."Babies" just might restore your faith in our perplexing, peculiar and stubbornly lovable species..”
by A.O. Scott [NY Times]

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