TOGETHER TOGETHER – Review by Martha K Baker

Ed Helms hauls his silly reputation from The Daily Show and Hangover to where’er he appears to act. When you see his name leading the cast, you expect a film of fluff. Major fluff. Plus naughty bits. But Together Together offers more, surprisingly and subtly, under Nikole Beckwith’s writing and directing. Helms plays Matt, a technician in his forties who wants a family. Matt hires Anna to be his gestational surrogate. Played so very well by Patti Harrison, Anna is in her 20s and nobody’s fool. She can use the money. She’s had one child, a teen-ager’s oopsie, so she’s not new to this pregnancy routine, but she is new to Matt.

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