When three overworked and under-appreciated moms are pushed beyond their limits, they ditch their conventional responsibilities for a jolt of long overdue freedom, fun, and comedic self-indulgence.
Despite its name, this is a fluffy cupcake of a movie - and sometimes, a cupcake is just what you want.
It sells its characters struggle short by shuffling their kids off screen whenever it s convenient, and not even in the name of comical neglect; there always seems to be time and money to get a sitter.
Even when things soften and turn sweet toward the end-including an unexpectedly emotional segment during the closing credits that I will not spoil for you-Bad Moms retains an appealing wrongness.
The laughter this movie offers could provide cathartic medicine for the middle-class mom blues.
If only these "Bad Moms" were a little worse, their movie would be a hell of a lot better.
Hahn ... injects what could have been another insipid studio hack job with a bracing shot of personality.
Beneath all of its hard-R partying, rebellious debauchery, and profanity, it taps into something very real and insidious in the zeitgeist. It s one of the funniest movies of the year-and one of the most necessary.
The dad minds behind Bad Moms don t seem to understand, or be terribly curious about, the minds of mothers ...
Beneath that patina of penis jokes and four-letter words beats a weak and sentimental heart that fails to deliver the film s promise of raucous fun, instead wasting a talented cast of comediennes on cliche platitudes on motherhood.
If you ve birthed a tiny human or know someone who has, it s time to find a babysitter, call the girlfriends and get to "Bad Moms" - the raucous, sexy and crass comedy packed with loads of mother-funny jokes.