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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Adam Scott
Maya Rudolph
Ed Burns
Kirsten Wiig
Jon Hamm
Chris O'Dowd
Megan Fox
Directors
Jennifer Westfeldt
Screenwriters
Jennifer Westfeldt
Running Time
107 minutes

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Plot
Julie (Westfeldt) and Jason (Scott) are the singletons among six friends. When their coupled-up mates start reproducing, they decide to have a child, but keep things platonic. Alas, things don’t quite go to plan once they start dating again.


Verdict
It benefits from a supernaturally engaging cast, but this treads too closely to the rom-com model to feel as smart or moving as Westfeldt’s previous best.


Reviewed by Helen O'Hara

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