Nick Wall
Owen Gleiberman
June 06, 2008 AT 04:00 AM EDT

Miss Conception

type
Movie
Current Status
In Season
mpaa
R
runtime
94 minutes
Limited Release Date
06/06/08
performer
Heather Graham, Mia Kirshner
director
Eric Styles
distributor
First Look
author
Camilla Leslie
genre
Comedy

We gave it a C-

In this comedy set in London, Heather Graham has acquired a crisp and saucy British accent, which somehow makes her seem the blond twin of Helena Bonham Carter. Graham is charming, but Miss Conception is a cloddish biological-clock bedroom farce. She plays a thirtysomething yuppie, with a baby-phobic boyfriend, who learns that she has just four days to get pregnant (something about being down to one egg). She spends more or less every scene trying, and failing, to shag someone new — a scenario saved from yuckiness only by its utter contrived sterility. C-

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