Moms, Dads, Kids, Singles, Everyone…This Movie’s For You

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The hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world.Back in January, I reported my first impressions of the movie Moms' Night Out, after my set visit on location in Birmingham.Before that, in December, I wrote about my earlier interview with Patricia Heaton, who starred in the film but was also co-producer with her husband David Hunt.I told you about Moms' Night Out's sheer wackiness, its humor and pathos.  I called it a "frolicking good time" looking at motherhood's s … [Read more...]

“Moms’ Night Out”: A Frolicking Good Time Laughing at Motherhood’s Stresses

All Allyson and her friends want is a peaceful, grown-up evening of dinner and conversation . . . a long-needed moms’ night out.  But in order to enjoy high heels, adult conversation and food not served in a bag, they need their husbands to watch the kids for three hours—what could go wrong? MOMS’ NIGHT OUT is an endearing true-to-life family comedy that celebrates the beautiful mess called parenting.    That's how the film's pr … [Read more...]

PARENTHOOD: Stains, Spills, Sleeplessness…and Love

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If you’re a parent, you know that the early years of childrearing are a mix of joy and sheer exhaustion.A new commercial by Argentine creative ideas agency Santo Buenos Aires captures the fatigue and the frustration, the bedlam and the bemusement, and the pure love that makes it all worthwhile.  The commercial by director Pucho Mentasti is for Coke Life, a new, green-label Argentine concoction that’s sweetened with a sugar and stevia extract for a 35-calorie serving.Sebastian Wilhelm, San … [Read more...]


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