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Straight-laced Rose breaks off relations with her party girl sister, Maggie, over an indiscretion involving Rose's boyfriend. The chilly atmosphere is broken with the arrival of Ella, the grandmother neither sister knew existed.
After graduating from Montclair State, New Jersey Girl Annie can't make up her mind about what to do with her life. After saving a little boy from being run over in the park, she is quickly employed as a nanny for a rich Upper East Side couple. Mr X is occupied with his business, Mrs X loves shopping, and neither really likes to spend time with their little boy Grayer. Annie quickly learns that she has more than her hands full taking care of him. Her busy schedule doesn't give her much spare time. Mrs X fired her last nanny because she was dating and that gives Annie problems when Harvard Hottie who lives in the same building asks her out on a date. Written by
The song "Chim, Chim, Cher-ee," from the movie Mary Poppins (1964), can be heard playing in the background while Annie contemplates becoming a nanny. Later, this tune becomes the ringtone for Annie's cell phone. See more »
When Annie is in the bath and Mrs. X comes in, the filmmakers have added a fart sound and bubbles - but since Annie is underwater, there would only be bubbles. See more »
Second of all, to watch Annie be such a strong character normally was nice. However, anytime she is confronted by Mrs. X or the analyst who asks her about how well she educates Grayer, she freezes up into a nervous wreck. This is a big difference from the strong character she already is.
The conflict with the mom is forgotten and moved on with no resolution.
The child is smart but they attempt to add stupid cutesy little lines by him. For instance, he calls the Guggenheim the "Guggyheimy" right before he tells Annie that they can't go to the Museum of Natural History is on the West Side. Are you kidding me?
Finally, there is no spark on screen between Annie and Hayden, and the conflict with her mother takes the backburner to the guy she just met.
Alicia Keys' character as well as Mr. and Mrs. X are the only strong and consistent characters. The others give forgettable performances.
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