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I Don’t Know How She Does It Review
17 January 2012
Excerpt: If Conan is the ultimate male fantasy, I Don’t Care How She Does It is the ultimate female fantasy. No, Sarah Jessica Parker isn’t running around chopping off the heads of her fellow tribeswomen (but that would be awesome ), but it’s a mother struggling while raising two kids, putting together that...
Conclusion: All these characters are trying to do is create more time for themselves. More time to be with their families, but also more time to get their work done. If time is so important to them, why are they wasting everyone else's? There's nothing to like about 'I Don't Know How She Does It.
Conclusion: I Don't Know How She Does It is an unimaginative, go-nowhere movie that offers no insight other than to show its audience that, yes, busy people do exist (who knew?). Flat characters, no direction, and a repetitive structure all add up to one of the worst movies of 2011, and maybe the year's most...
Excerpt: I Don’t Know How She Does It is an incredibly jaded, often biased and consistently judgmental film with no concept of how it or its characters are coming across. One gets the sense it seeks to operate as a manifesto for overly criticized and underappreciated working mothers.
Excerpt: In the wake of Lauren Weisberger’s 2003 novel The Devil Wears Prada , the publishing world saw a dramatic boom in an already-extant subgenre of chick-lit: The swoony romance between a young, awkward New York ingénue and the bland Perfect Man who falls for her in spite of her copious faults, mostly...
Excerpt: This film aims to reflect on the trials of being a working mother in today's post-feminist society. What it does instead is present a hideously outdated view of the clichéd gender roles and insult the intelligence of anyone with two brain cells to rub together, especially working mothers themselves.