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Bridget Jones's Baby

Comedy Romance


 

A woman in her forties finds herself pregnant, with two possible fathers of her unborn child.

"Bridget Jones's Baby" is a terrible attempt at a romantic comedy. It suffers a crisis of identity, swinging from female empowerment and not needing a man or child to be complete, to a 'slut shaming' fiasco that makes fun of our leading lady's weight, while pointing and laughing at minorities of all descriptions. There are some funny moments, but lazy storytelling, a distracting soundtrack and leading men that are as bland as a mini gherkin make this a forgettable and long winded journey. A crying shame.

Jessica Avelsgaard

Wide Release 15th September 2016
Universal 122 mins