Obvious Child

For aspiring comedian Donna Stern, everyday life as a female twenty-something provides ample material for her relatable brand of humor. On stage, Donna is unapologetically herself, joking about topics as intimate as her sex life and as crude as her day-old underwear. But when Donna gets dumped, loses her job, and finds herself pregnant just in time for Valentine's Day, she has to navigate the murky waters of independent adulthood for the first time. As she grapples with an uncertain financial future, an unwanted pregnancy, and a surprising new suitor, Donna begins to discover that the most terrifying thing about adulthood isn't facing it all on her own. It's allowing herself to accept the support and love of others. And be truly vulnerable. Never failing to find the comedy and humanity in each awkward situation she encounters, Donna finds out along the way what it means to be as brave in life as she is on stage. Anchored by a breakout performance from Jenny Slate, Obvious Child is a winning discovery, packed tight with raw, energetic comedy and moments of poignant human honesty. Writer/Director Gillian Robespierre handles the topic of Donna's unwanted pregnancy with a refreshing matter-of-factness rarely seen onscreen. And with Donna, Slate and Robespierre have crafted a character for the ages - a female audiences will recognize, cheer for, and love.

- Rotten Tomatoes (89%)

Showtime is 7:00, so let's gather around 6:45 to get our tickets and visit. Look for us inside the lobby. Afterwards we can walk to Lily's Pizza for comestibles and conversation.

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  • Dorothy

    Enjoyed

    July 6

  • Jan

    So sorry - couldn't make the drive tonight. We are going local. See you next time!

    July 5

  • David

    Sounds good Mark see you there

    July 5

  • Carl_RTP

    Will have to pass on this one. Sorry to miss it.

    July 5

  • Alli

    Can't make this one unfortunately, but it looks great!

    July 4

  • Mark F.

    I just checked, and showtime is 7:00 on Saturday.

    July 1

  • Mark F.

    Thanks to Shawna for pointing out that there's no "The" in the title of the movie....

    1 · June 28

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