Maya Rudolph and Chris O’Dowd in Friends with Kid. Credit Roadside Attractions.
Adam Scott and Jennifer Westfeldt (who also wrote and directed) are the last singles in their circle of married friends. After the others all have kids, they decide to split one, but maintain their single status and platonic friendship. Predictability ensues. While there’s an energetic pace and a quality supporting cast, there’s not enough about the script or the characters to make it consistently funny. Unfortunately, the leading pair lacks sufficient charisma or comic chops to justify their casting. Those who enjoy chick flicks may find it pleasant, but this film doesn’t stand out in any way.
GAY ANGLE: Three couples live in New York and have no evident gay friends. “Two moms at school” are mentioned.
Jerry Williams reviewed movies for WTVR-TV for 14 years and for Style Weekly for 10 years. When he launched his own website in 1998 at TVJerry.com, he took his reviews to the Internet. Through those hundreds of reviews, Jerry kept his sexual orientation muted. So, he's excited to be adding "gay angles" to his postings for GayRVA.com.
Who was really responsible for the Stonewall riots, the 1969 event which is considered the start of the fight for LGBTQ equality? According to some, the trailer for an upcoming film about the riots, Stonewall, glosses over quite a few important people who happened to be at the Christopher Street bar that night. All folks really have [...]