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I Don’t Know How She Does It is dull and unfunny

Sarah Jessica Parker returns with TV movie masquerading as cinema


Sarah Jessica Parker’s new movie, I Don’t Know How She Does It, is a comedy that fails to deliver any laughs. Parker plays Kate Reddy, a mother of two who works during the day as a financial analyst. As a project emerges involving the creation of a new retirement savings plan, Parker must decide between spending time with her family or furthering her career. The film’s efforts to provide a relatable storyline of a wife and husband trying to juggle their careers and family life offers nothing new for viewers and feels more like a made-for-TV movie than a theatrical release. The plot lacks tension, glazing over any dramatic points in favour of cheap jokes about stay-at-home-moms and asshole co-workers. It’s not as terrible as Sex and the City 2, but equally as boring.

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I Don't Know How She Does It

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Director: Douglas McGrath

Writer: Aline Brosh McKenna

Producer: Donna Gigliotti

Cast: Sarah Jessica Parker, Greg Kinnear, Pierce Brosnan, Olivia Munn, Seth Meyers, Kelsey Grammer, Christina Hendricks and Jane Curtin

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