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Hell Baby | Review

Trash Dump Baby: Sketch Comedy Masters Concoct Hellish Misfire

Not quite crass enough to be a successful ‘late night humor’ film and not nearly witty or intelligent enough to ever look past its impromptu, scattered demeanor, Robert Ben Garant and Thomas Lennon’s Hell Baby is perhaps ironically titled. Known for their successful television series, “Reno 911,” and various supporting turns in mainstream American comedies, Garant (who previously directed Balls of Fury, 2004) and Lennon haven’t mastered the art of commanding an audience’s attention beyond punch lines, and their latest effort plays like an idea cooked up from a group of guys that got stoned and watched Rosemary’s Baby (or the Roger Corman produced The Unborn, 1991) late one night.

Jack and Vanessa (Rob Corddry and Leslie Bibb) are about to expect twins, securing a deal on a new home in a slightly undesirable neighborhood, where a possibly homeless denizen

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