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Nasty Baby (LIMITED RUN)
Starring Kristen Wiig, Sebastian Silva, and Tunde Adebimpe. The film centers on a Brooklyn couple, Freddy (Silva) and his boyfriend Mo (Adebimpe), who are trying to have a baby with the help of their best friend, Polly (Wiig). The film follows the trio as they navigate the idea of creating life while confronted by growing harassment from a menacing local known as ‘The Bishop.’ As things take a dark turn, their joyous pursuit of parenthood is suddenly clouded.
Directed by Sebastian Silva
MPAA Rating - R
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"What had looked like a meandering, anecdotal story turns out to be a carefully constructed narrative machine, one that dispenses a brilliantly nasty series of surprises. Mr. Silva’s accomplishment is not just in pulling off a jarring plot twist, but in handling a change of tone that turns the movie — and the audience’s assumptions about it — upside down."
"[a] loosely constructed...look at navel-gazing hipsters....'Nasty Baby' rights itself intriguingly when Silva pushes his characters into unknown territory and lifestyle is imposed upon by life."