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Fatherhood

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Does this movie say anything new about being a dad or does it just rehash old ideas? Kevin Hart and the rest of the cast are great, but can they get past the script? Why is there a seven year jump in the middle of this film? It’s a frustrating one but worth the conversation in the board room. Tune in!

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"You are so smart. You definitely don’t get that from your dad.”

Fatherhood is a fairly loose adaptation from Matthew Logelin’s memoir, but unfortunately it feels loose in all the wrong ways. It seems like there’s an interesting story there, but it never clicks. Andy Nelson is joined in the board room for this episode by Ocean Murff and Steve Sarmento to celebrate Father’s Day with this latest Netflix release, but they’re all left scratching their heads in frustration with this film. Kevin Hart and DeWanda Wise make a great couple but they’d much rather see them in a different romantic comedy. The rest of the performers deliver strong performances too, but unfortunately it’s in a film that just doesn’t warrant it. So is there anything to like here? Bits and pieces. Bits and pieces.

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