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Saturday, September 6, 2014

Blu ray Review: Moms' Night Out-- Available Now!

I first saw the trailer for this movie when I watched Heaven is for Real.  I thought it looked really
funny and I like Sarah Drew (Grey's Anatomy).  So, I was pretty stoked when I was offered a gratis copy for review!

Initially, I was a little thrown by the PG rating as often comedies these days are rated R or unrated rentals, because of constant swearing, vulgarity and/or nudity.  Not that those things appeal to me in making a movie funny, but seeing that something is PG rated makes you wonder how funny can it be?  Well, it WAS funny!

The acting was really well done, there is not one person that I could complain about.  Trace Adkins may have stolen the show as his character seemed so unlike him as a person.  I don't do country, but I saw him on Celebrity Apprentice and he didn't really come off as a comedian, but in MNO he plays a tattoo artist with a sensitive side.  It's really cute.

But I think the best part for me was how much I could relate to the main characters desperation to get time away from her children!  I cherish any chance I get for free time with no children in tow.  Being cooped up almost all day every day does tend to drive me (literally) insane.  And having conversations with other adults besides my husband is also something I crave.  One thing I did not identify with was her OCD about germs.  I'm pretty big on cleanliness, but not OCD about scrubbing down every inch of my house to the point of losing sleep over it.

Anyway, rent the movie.  I gave it a 7 on IMDB.  My husband says "it was okay."  It did kind of paint the husbands/dads as a bit inept, which could offend some guys (but let's be honest, it does apply to a good many dads!)

Bonus Features:
  • Commentary with Directors Andrew & Jon Erwin, as well as Producer Kevin Downes 
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Blooper Reel
Special Featurettes:
  • The Heart of MOMS’ NIGHT OUT
  • Casting MOMS’ NIGHT OUT
  • The Art of Improv
  • The Art of Action
Exclusive CBA Edition DVD Also Includes:
  • Alex Kendrick’s On-Set Devotional 
  • The Difference Between Moms and Dads
  • Inside with Sarah Drew
  • Testimony with Andrea Logan White 
  • Grief and Growing with Abbie Cobb 
MOMS’ NIGHT OUT has a running time of approximately 98 minutes and is rated PG for mild thematic elements and some action.


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