I Don’t Know How She Does It

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I Don’t Know How She Does It
Multitasking Boston mother Kate Reddy (Sarah Jessica Parker, still doing her insufferable sage routine from ‘Sex and the City’) has a devoted husband (Greg Kinnear), two beautiful children and a job she loves – in finance, no less. To those around her, Kate’s a miracle worker who somehow juggles the pressures of bake sales and number crunching. But it doesn’t take long before Douglas McGrath’s painfully unfunny comedy reveals the awful truth: this woman is stressed out. If Stan Brakhage can create a movie literally out of dead moths, then humour can surely be extracted from the first-world problems of an investment strategist. The situations are third-rate sitcom at best, while a bevy of television stars past and present orbit SJP to constantly affirm her character’s rightness in all things

By: Keith Uhlich, Time Out New York


Release details

Rated: 12A
Release date: Friday September 16 2011
Duration: 89 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Douglas McGrath
Cast: Sarah Jessica Parker
Pierce Brosnan
Greg Kinnear
Christina Hendricks
Kelsey Grammer
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Not as good as the book but nevertheless, better than your critic would have us believe. Whose daft idea was it to send a bloke to review this film? It's all about maternal guilt and blokes cannot know much about that!