17 May 2012 6:05 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Here's what to expect from "What to Expect When You're Expecting": forced farcical humor, ineptly executed dramatic twists, chemistry-free romantic pairings and absolutely zero resemblance to reality. There's nothing to say that turning Heidi Murkoff's enduringly popular — if frequently criticized — nonfiction pregnancy guide into light escapist entertainment is fundamentally misguided, but "What to Expect" doesn't offer much evidence that it's a particularly good idea either. Very much in the mold of insipid hits "He's Just Not That Into You" and "Valentine's Day," "Expecting" assumes that cramming a bunch of famous (or almost famous) faces into a hodgepodge of loosely »


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