Doula Doula Do! On-Air Film Review of Pamela Adlon’s ‘Babes’

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com appears on “The Morning Mess” with Dan Baker on WBGR-FM (Monroe, Wisconsin) on May 16th, reviewing “Babes,” the director debut of Pamela Adlon (FX’s “Better Things). In select theaters on May 17th. See local listings.

Eden (ilana Glazer) is a nutty yoga instructor in New York City, who hangs with her lifelong best pal Dawn (Michelle Buteau), and they are with each other when Dawn delivers her second child with husband Marty (Hasan Minhaj). On a long subway ride home, Eden meets Claude (Stephan James), an actor who she immediately is attracted to. After a one night stand later, Eden is preggers and finds out that Claude is ghosting her because he actually has died. With only her best friend, who is exhausted with two kids, Eden will try to single mother her way into a new world.

Babes
Babes
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Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com reviewed “BABES” during the Morning Mess with Dan Baker on WBGR-FM, Monroe, Wisconsin, May 16th, 2024 …

“Babes” is currently in Chicago, released nationwide on May 24th. See local listings. Featuring Ilana Glazer, Michelle Buteau, Hasan Minhaj, Stephan James, Sandra Bernhard, Oliver Platt. Written by Ilana Glazer and Josh Rabinowitz. Directed by Pamela Adlon. Rated “R”

HollywoodChicago.com senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

By PATRICK McDONALD
Editor and Film Critic/Writer
HollywoodChicago.com
pat@hollywoodchicago.com

© 2024 Patrick McDonald, HollywoodChicago.com

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