Saturday, April 22, 2017

Boss Baby

On April 15, I saw Boss Baby, starring the voice of Alec Baldwin.

In the factory where babies are made, certain souls are set aside for a greater purpose. This is the case for the Boss Baby (Baldwin) who arrives at his new brother Tim's (Tobey Maguire) house in a taxi, briefcase in hand, ready for business.

You see, he's a spy and he's tasked with stopping an evil plot (to tell you more would be to spoil, so I'll leave it at that). Of course, his big brother is ready to "out" his true identity and blow his cover, but the Boss Baby soon wins him over and they work together to stop the bad guys.

There are a lot of cute moments in this animated film (I laughed especially hard when a nude shot occurred and they fuzzed out BB's teeny penis), and really no one is better suited for the voice of a spy baby than Baldwin.

So if you're taking the kids and want to know if adults will get bored, the answer is no. If you're not taking kids, but are just going as a filmgoer, this is not terribly high caliber entertainment. But it's enjoyable for what it is.