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The Boss Baby (film review)

Film: The Boss Baby
Year: 2017
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Directed By: Tom McGrath
Starring: Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Jimmy Kimmel
About: A suit-wearing, briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his 7-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co.
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k397HRbTtWI

My Review:
Having wanted to see this since it was first released in the cinema I couldn't help but to buy the movie on dvd in order to watch it for the first time.

The movie is about a baby who is working for Babycorp and is seeing a decline in people wanting babies due to puppies taking over and so comes to try and help get rid of the competition. However, when Puppy Co. says they are bringing out a new designer puppy it is up to both the baby and his older brother to stop them.

I found this movie very enjoyable to watch and it made me laugh at times which was great. There was some adult jokes that the children would not understand which I did like as it meant adults would be entertained by this as much as the children who are watching The Boss Baby. I also enjoyed that the enemy was puppies, as a dog lover this made me want to watch it so much more to see how they would bring down the puppies which were taking over. There was one child in particular I did find myself loving which was a minor character and that was Jimbo who I found was very much like me as a person so I couldn't stop being entertained by his character and how excited he got. I did think that the use of using darker animation to show what the brother was thinking about was a great touch as well as it showed off how different the normality was from his imagination and didn't leave the watcher wondering what was happening.

I would recommend families to watch this especially as it is a film for everyone to enjoy and have a good laugh at. I can't wait to watch this one again and notice parts I looked over the first time I was watching.

My Rating: 4/5 

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