Motherhood Synopsis
A bitter New York mom (Uma Thurman) faces unexpected challenges while preparing for her daughter's birthday.
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The Hollywood Reporter

Neither earth-shaking nor profound, but it has considerable charm, thanks to an appealing cast and some sharply witty observations about...
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Parenthood seems only half aware of Eliza's REAL problem: that she thinks she's superior to the choices she's made.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

The movie's narrative tension hinges on, well, nothing.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
When it aims for humor, it feels overwrought and clichéd.
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50

Variety

Though pregnant with possibility, Motherhood fails to deliver.
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40

NPR

By Ella Taylor
Motherhood doesn't really need a recession to call attention to its flaws. The movie's a perfect dud on its own terms.
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38

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
If Carrie Bradshaw ever trades her Manolos for sneakers and starts blogging about raising children, I pray she wouldn't be as tiresome as...
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25

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Thurman is bespectacled again for Motherhood, and it saddens me to report that neither she nor this comedy turns into more than an argument...
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20

Time Out New York

It’s a judgmental tale whose only payoff is carpe diem drivel.
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20

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Motherhood's litany of complaints and trite comedy-drama comes off as thin, and targeted, as a flyer for The Children's Place.
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Rated PG-13 | For language, sexual references and a brief drug comment
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 15+ Parenting dramedy entertains but unlikely to appeal to kids.
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