'Motherhood' Trailer: Bein' a Mom is Crazy, Y'Know?

August 17, 2009


Being a mom in New York is crazy! So crazy that it's turned Uma Thurman into a sad, angry Joan Cusack who goes around the city accepting pitied condescension from every other urban mom she can find and forcing out pursed grins (above) every time she wants to non-verbally broadcast that "motherhood in the city sure is tough, but I wouldn't trade it for anything in the world!" That's Motherhood!

The only good that can come from this movie is that now when a screenwriter's city-mom friend says, "You should write a movie about MY life! It's nutso!", the writer can reply, "No, look, someone already did, and it was terrible." Observe:

(Thanks to Jeska for making sure I keep on track with Motherhood coverage.)

I don't know how Dr. Mark Green tolerates his wife so constantly being on the verge of tears.

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