Nasty Baby
Nasty Baby (2015)

The film centers on a Brooklyn couple, Freddy and his boyfriend Mo, who are trying to have a baby with the help of their best friend, Polly. The film follows the trio as they navigate the idea of creating life while confronted by growing… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: October 23, 2015
DVD Release Date: December 22, 2015
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Critic Score: 68% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Nasty Baby juggles an ambitious array of tones, and not always successfully -- but its talented cast and surprising narrative twists leave a lingering impression.

Tara Brady
Irish Times

Nasty indeed.

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Kevin Maher
Times (UK)

Nasty Baby is a one-trick dramedy that bets the house on a daring final-reel twist that arrives far too late to compensate for the sheer bum-numbing agony that's gone before it.

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Nick Evan-Cook
One Room With A View

Nasty Baby won't be for everybody, but offers plenty to think about for those willing to be swept along.

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Jonathan Romney
Observer (UK)

This is one of those awkward films that depicts complacent characters while itself looking complacent, and Silva never quite seems in control of his volatile material.

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Peter Bradshaw

This is a strange, unclassifiable piece of work, bordering on craziness and incoherence but acted and directed with such quiet vehemence that it has some interest.

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Beth McDonough
The Babbling Blonde

Although occasionally trying and failing to balance the array of stories it aims to tell, Nasty Baby's performances and conclusion provide a method to the madness as it reminds us of the constant state of the human condition.

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Wendy Ide
Radio Times

Silva captures the boho hipster milieu of the Brooklyn setting, but adds a sense of unease ...

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Sophie Monks Kaufman
Little White Lies

Wears its brilliant social observations lightly and enjoyably and then with shocking audacity.

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Naila Scargill
FilmLand Empire

There are layers to this social satire, and the insidious effect of central character Freddy's brazen narcissism unexpectedly draws you in to observe more complex matters of class division, prejudice, and homophobia.

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