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In-Review: Away We Go

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With our recent move, and then a week of the flu, hubby and I have been watching a lot of movies. Some I've wanted to see for a long time now, and some are for our film class (at church) that we are in for twelve weeks. This particular film, I've had in the netflix queue for a long time, but due to my husband having roughly 45,932 films ahead of mine, I didn't get to see it until recently. :)
The movie is about a couple who finds out they're pregnant, only to realize a sense of place in the world is the most important thing for their child. They travel around to different cities and states where they know people, from family to old co-workers in order to find the one place they'll feel right raising a baby.
Away We Go is really quite a funny movie. It has great one-liners and is a satire on modern families and parenting theories in practice. All in all, I really enjoyed this movie, with one exception. I think a lot of people would also enjoy this movie, so I won't tell you what it is unless you ask!
All in all, 3 out of 5 stars.

Comments

Renee said…
I really loved this move... also with one exception.
B said…
Okay, I really want to know the exception? My hubs and I went to theater and watched with with our baby in tow ;) While it's not our habit to take our newborn to the movies, we were only one of 2 other couples there, and no worries Stella slept the entire movie.
a bit of backstory on why "the exception" bothered me so much: I was an English major in college and words are *super* important to me. This movie had the worst ending lines *EVER*! It could have been an uplifting, hopeful ending, but by adding the Fbomb in her line, it made it pessimistic, unnecessary, and a bit "too cool" for me, if you get my jist.
Don't get me wrong, Fbombs, S words and the like...I don't really care if movies have them or not, that *LAST* line REALLLY bothered me, and made me almost dislike the entire movie.
poor choice, screenwriter.

Sorry for the rant, but someone asked, lol!!
Sarah
Renee said…
my issue was the first five minutes...although Ben had a beef with the last line as well.

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