Babies is a lot like watching real infants: A strange mix of tediousness and marveling at the miracle of life. Critics warn that after an hour, "you might start to wonder why you've paid to see somebody else's home movies."
The Babies are coming! No, wait — THEY'RE HERE! Sadie is at the first showing in stroller-friendly Brooklyn, covering the experience as it happens. Like a camcorder in the delivery room, she's all up in the ladybusiness.
WSJ: "Balmes... says that despite the subject matter, the film isn't just for women. 'There's a comedy aspect to the film, and it can be interesting for kids to watch videos of other babies.'" Though they prefer Elmo. [WSJ]