A special mission to keep a precious book out of harm.
A delicious film. Beautiful colours. Full of charm.
Grant: fab in those guises.
Many joyous surprises.
Genuinely warm and sweet. No hint of saccharine smarm.
Three moms visit (one in particular: disapproving),
But Amy and co. want to go about removing
High expectations. Overall: it's ridic,
(And many jokes wear off quick)
Though Baranski brings some moments that are moving.
While twin sister Amy's career's really soaring,
Polly's in a work rut, and her daily life's boring.
She hopes things can flip.
Cue: her ill-advised trip.
Some terrific jokes had me absolutely roaring.
Some intermittent laughs here, but not enough to sustain Its feature length - so it feels the strain Of many lulls and bumps. And like that corpse it slumps. Cast members bring some charisma, but it's weak in the main....
Dubious methods; abuse of power (here, they're focal). Things get sticky when some parents are secretly vocal About this quid pro quo situation. A study in manipulation, And a thoughtful morality tale about corruption (local)....