“I Don’t Know How She Does It” is the kind of movie I will mercilessly mock and deny ever wanting to see, but then watch all the way through every single time it pops up on HBO. Other movies that fall into this category: “He’s Just Not That Into You,” “The Devil Wears Prada,” and “How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days.” (But not “Sex and the City 2.” Never that.) While I’ll be waiting a bit for this flick to hit the small-screen so I can watch it in secret, one thing I can doright now is critique the clothing worn by the ladies who attended the movie’s premiere last night. Keep clicking to check out who made my good, bad, and meh lists!
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The discerning female film viewer has long trained herself to separate rom-coms from reality when it comes to her love life. He’s probably not going to win you over with a grand romantic gesture, he’s probably not going to beat up some loser just to impress you, and he’s probably not going to have Matthew McConaughey’s abs. But that’s why we watch those flicks, isn’t it? It’s like porn for women’s emotions — or at the very least, something light and fluffy to entertain you when you’re lying at home on a Saturday night with cramps.
Romantic comedies about romance will always be made. Hey, something’s got to keep Jennifer Aniston working. However, in recent years, a new breed of romantic comedies has come around: work-comedies. Instead of McConaughey’s abs, we’re lusting after the woman on the big screen with the great hubby, the cute kids, and the important job. Keep reading »
The trailer for “I Don’t Know How She Does It” begins with a voiceover of Sarah Jessica Parker waxing philosophic about why parents don’t get enough sleep. A few seconds later, she’s at a party with three friends, standing next to a redhead (Christina Hendricks) and across from a brunette and a blonde (Busy Phillips). Later, she walks down a very familiar brownstone-lined street. Add in some lingering shots of Manhattan, and a teaser of her at dinner with a swashbuckling ladies man. In other words, it seems like an alternate universe “Sex and the City” where Carrie got marred earlier and had two kids. What do you think—will you be going to see this one? [Huffington Post] Keep reading »