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Casa de los Babys Review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 3.0
    55

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Mixed or average reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 30

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Kirk Honeycutt

    Casa feels like a miss. The digging into each of these women's lives stays shallow and seldom uncovers anything unexpected.

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  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    Marcia Gay Harden is an angry vulgarian who steals shampoo off the maids' carts and bribes a lawyer to get her baby. Sayles may not have planned it this way, but Harden makes crassness as powerful as any maternal instinct.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    Babys is intellectually stimulating and emotionally stirring, a rare combination these days, though hardly unusual for writer/director John Sayles.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Sayles handles this material with gentle delicacy, as if aware that the issues are too fraught to be approached with simple messages.

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