‘American Sniper’ fake baby mocked by critics – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Posted: Tuesday, January 20, 2015

After ‘American Sniper’ wiped out the competition at the box office in its opening weekend, there’s been a lot of criticism about the Oscar-nominated film–including their decision to use a plastic baby as one of Bradley Cooper’s kids.

Sure, it looks like something straight out of Toys “R” Us. The film about Navy Seal sniper Chris Kyle cost about $60 million to make but it seems only about $10 of the budget went toward a plastic baby that Cooper and his on-screen wife hold. Cooper can even be seen trying to make the ‘baby’ look more realistic by moving its arm. But as hard as they tried, viewers found themselves distracted.

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According to Buzzfeed, screenwriter Jason Hall defended their use of the creepy baby, tweeting that the ‘real baby showed up with a fever’ and that the back-up ‘was a no-show.’

Needless to say, moviegoers had a field day on social media, expressing their thoughts about the robot baby that is most likely in a prop room somewhere.

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