Babies Movie Review

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This Mother’s Day weekend, the Babies movie will hit theaters across the United States. Yesterday, courtesy of American Baby, Emilie & I had a sneak peek at Babies. From the trailers we saw and the articles we read we knew Babies would be a good movie, but we weren’t prepared for how good the movie would be. It was obvious from the “ohhh’s, ahhh’s and laughter in the audience that we weren’t the only ones who enjoyed it.

Babies chronicles the lives of four babies in different countries. It was amazing to see the differences in culture – Bayar was taken home on the back of a motorcycle after he was born! We are still in awe that his mom was able to ride a motorcycle after giving birth!  Yet despite some differences, other things are universal;  a mother’s love, sibling rivalry, the beauty of a baby’s smile, the joy of taking first steps and the list goes on.

The producers did an excellent job of “not getting in the way” and letting the babies lives unfold. It was as if the audience was an invisible presence in the sacred space of these families’ lives. Here at Kolcraft we give Babies movie 5 stars! (Here is one of our favorite scenes – Ponijao trying to sleep.)

A fun thing to do this Mother’s Day weekend is to see the Babies movie as a family and discuss it afterwords. We loved the movie so much, we are giving away a gift certificate so you can see the Babies movie on Kolcraft! All you have to do to enter our drawing is to follow us on Twitter or Facebook & then leave a comment under this post that you are following  Kolcraft on one or both of these social media platforms. We will draw a winner through next Tuesday!

18 Responses to “Babies Movie Review”

  1. ANNA M May 7, 2010 at 9:08 am #

    I WANT TO GO SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO BAD With The Kids it will be so much Fun I Heard sop much about this movie

    HEAVENANDUS7 From Twitter
    Anna Mosley from Facebook

  2. ANNA M May 7, 2010 at 9:10 am #

    Im Following you on facebook as well as Twitter


  3. kristin May 7, 2010 at 9:19 am #

    I want to see this movie, your review just solidified that for me.

  4. Sara May 7, 2010 at 9:36 am #

    I am following Kolcraft on Twitter and Facebook and this movie looks incredible!!! I can’t wait to see it, the previews definitely had me hooked 🙂

  5. Michelle May 7, 2010 at 10:25 am #

    Thanks Kristin, Anna & Sarah for following Kolcraft. We entered you in to win tickets 🙂 Can’t wait to hear your take on it when you see it!
    Michelle & Emilie

  6. Miranda May 7, 2010 at 2:57 pm #

    I want to go see this movie!!! I haven’t been out to the movies since before my oldest son was born 3 years ago. This would be a great chance for me to have a night out alone without my two boys. Plesae pick me!!

  7. Miranda May 7, 2010 at 2:57 pm #

    I follow Kolcraft on Twitter.

  8. Miranda May 7, 2010 at 2:58 pm #

    I am a facebook fan of Kolcraft.

  9. Michelle May 7, 2010 at 3:28 pm #

    Thanks for being a fan Miranda! Sounds like you are overdue for a night at the movies!

  10. fancygrlnancy May 9, 2010 at 8:16 pm #

    What a nice review.. I would love to see this movie too.

  11. fancygrlnancy May 9, 2010 at 8:16 pm #

    I follow on twitter

  12. fancygrlnancy May 9, 2010 at 8:17 pm #

    I am a facebook fan

  13. lovelyritaann May 9, 2010 at 8:26 pm #

    I’m following you on Twitter @lovelyritaann
    and on Facebook (LovelyRita Ann)

  14. Michelle May 10, 2010 at 8:17 am #

    Thanks everyone for entering the contest! One more day until we pick a winner 🙂

  15. adiaha May 10, 2010 at 10:26 am #

    Saw this yesterday with my hubby, but would love to take the girls to see it too! I follow you both on twitter and facebook! Also tweeted about the article. Great giveaway thanks for the opportunity.


  16. Michelle May 10, 2010 at 2:18 pm #

    Love to hear your take on the movie Adiaha! We have entered you in the raffle. 🙂

  17. Michelle May 11, 2010 at 8:07 am #

    Miranda, chose you as our winner! Please contact us via FB, twitter or with your address.

  18. Miranda May 11, 2010 at 10:59 am #

    Thank you so much! Looking forward to seeing “Babies”!!!