The rigors of potty training may serve as a source of amusement for (maybe) five minutes, but toilet turmoil alone cannot carry an 81-minute movie through to the end. Yet there are moments when it seems that is exactly what co-writer and director Amy Heckerling is attempting to do with
this lackluster sequel to the surprise 1989 hit LOOK WHO'S TALKING. Potty training doesn't really take up all the movie--maybe just half of it--but the filmmakers' desperate preoccupation with the bathroom humor has to be seen as an attempt to cover up for a dearth of ideas.
As the film opens, James (John Travolta) is trying to provide for his wife Mollie (Kirstie Alley), an over...