FULLY REALIZED HUMANS – Review by Maitland McDonagh

A low-key comedy about young parents-to-be who overthink and -talk everything, Fully Realized Humans is undermined by the fact that Jackie (Jess Weixler, who was eight months pregnant when the film was shot) and Elliot (Joshua Leonard)–the duo of actors who are both the stars and the filmmakers (they co-wrote and he directed)–is that they’re insufferable, and not in a particularly funny way. They’re like those friends of friends who seem as though they’re probably nice-enough people but never stop talking long enough for you to find out, the kind you ditch at parties by going to the kitchen for ice and not coming back.

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