When it was announced that an historic snow storm was due to hit New York City this past week, New Yorkers did what any other population would do-they went straight to Craigslist to find a mate. At the time of writing, New York’s Craigslist has hundreds of posts online from men and women, all looking for that special someone to bunker down with while the blizzard passes through.
Giving teenage pregnancy the Hollywood treatment could have easily resulted in sickly sweet, sentimental rubbish. Instead, a sharp script and excellent lead performances backed up by a stellar supporting cast have produced a film that manages to be both pro-life and liberal. With its honest, insightful and at times hilarious dialogue, along with a simple but compelling plot, Juno is the antidote we needed to Knocked Up.