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Review: (Not So) Obvious Child

12:22 AM 6/5/2014 by Sara Vizcarrondo
People are going to argue with me, but Jenny Slate’s character on NBC’s Parks and Recreation has a lot in common with her character in Obvious Child. Both are crass and outspoken. Both laugh at the wrong times and about the wrong things. Both joke like 12-year-old boys. The primary difference is Donna Stark, Slate’s moonlighting standup comedienne in Obvious Child, is dangerously vulnerable.


A24 Films Buys Sundance Hit ‘Obvious Child’

feedproxy.google.com – One of the buzzier comedies in Park City, UT at the Sundance Film Festival this week is Obvious Child, a New York set comedy about a comedian (Jenny Slate) who mistakenly gets pregnant. Read Pete’s positive review here. Co-written and directed by Gillian Robespierre, A24 Films has picked it up for domestic distribution. 6 years 45 weeks ago via theothersenhman

Sundance: A24 Acquires 'Obvious Child'

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: In the second big deal of the Sundance Film Festival, A24 has closed a deal for rights to Obvious Child. Written and directed by Gillian Robespierre, the film stars Jenny Slate as a Brooklyn comedienne who gets dumped, fired and pregnant just in time for the most chaotic Valentine’s Day of her life. 6 years 45 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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