Leah Greenblatt
October 29, 2015 AT 09:03 PM EDT

Nasty Baby

type
Movie
Current Status
In Season
mpaa
R
runtime
100 minutes
Limited Release Date
10/23/15
performer
Sebastian Silva, Tunde Adebimpe, Kristen Wiig
director
Sebastian Silva
genre
Drama

We gave it a B-

Chilean auteur Sebastián Silva (Crystal Fairy & the Magical Cactus) stars as Freddy, an expat artist whose cozy life is centered on his boyfriend, Mo (Tunde Adebimpe), and best friend Polly (Kristen Wiig). Polly’s desire to have a child with Freddy and Mo is ostensibly the focus—until a third-act twist suddenly jolts the film out of its sun-dappled Brooklyn bohemia. Subverting expected narratives may have been Silva’s aim all along; still, the turn isn’t just nasty, it’s confounding. B–

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