It’s a pity that Stephen Sondheim’s lyrics, as always prodigiously clever, don’t manage to affect or amuse us even as they showcase his genius.
Director Robert Redford’s star-studded, thought-provoking political thriller (which he also stars in and produced) is yet another work for him to be proud of.
The box office recovered strongly over the weekend, with two new titles leading the way.
When all is said and done, “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” boasts about as much depth as a slick commercial aimed at a well-defined demographic.
The title describes not only the survival rate for spinal cancer but also the film’s nervy blend of comedy and drama.