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L!Fe Happens

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BFF Krysten Ritter and Kate Bosworth in L!fe Happens
Carol Sue Stoddard

L!fe Happens

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
100 minutes
performer:
Kate Bosworth, Krysten Ritter
genre:
Comedy

We gave it a B-

A night of unprotected sex leads to a life sentence of single-mom struggles in a mildly amusing indie that’s neither as funny nor as poignant as it wants to be. Krysten Ritter, the likably quirky raven-haired star of ABC’s new series Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23, gives this cliché comedy some fizz, juggling an infant and a dead-end job walking dogs, all while envying her roommates’ (Kate Bosworth and thankless third wheel Rachel Bilson) carefree lives. It’s a trifle, but at least it doesn’t star Katherine Heigl. B-