At times the film seems little more than an ode to conspicuous consumption, although Emma Watson acquits herself well.
What gives writer-director Judd Apatow’s latest slice-of-life comedy its “oomph” is the sometimes brutal honesty on display in this exploration of marital struggle and parenting fumble.
Sorry, Sacha Baron Cohen fans, but “The Dictator” is more Bruno than Borat.
The double-meaning title makes it sound like a movie about a childless person whose friends have children. But it’s actually a movie about friends who decide to have a child.
Facebook calls it “Memology 2011″, comparing this year’s status updates to last year’s, and then putting together top ten lists.