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  • 75
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    Karyo -- a big star in France but little known in this country -- has Steve Martin's knack for keeping his dignity while doing outrageous slapstick. show more

  • 75
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    This twisted romance possesses the soul and edgy atmosphere of an independent film but not quite the conviction. show more

  • 88
    Barbara Shulgasser San Francisco Examiner

    Ryan has an edge that is extremely becoming…This is her best work yet. show more

  • 75
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    A deliciously nasty, dark comedy. show more

  • 50
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    It is always a problem in a love story when the rival seems more interesting than the hero, and that's what happens here. show more

  • 50
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    The story is as contrived as it is comical. show more

  • 60
    Angie Errigo Empire

    Ryan and Broderick, while individually first-rate, don't combine as sexily as they ought, making the inevitable outcome a little too pat in an otherwise genre-bucking affair. show more

  • 50
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    Just a little shy of twisting the knife that extra twist. show more

  • 67
    Marc Savlov Austin Chronicle

    One of the most inventive romantic comedies to come around in some while. show more

  • 33
    Bruce Fretts Entertainment Weekly

    Commits the cardinal sin of too many modern movies: It never gives the audience a clue why any of these people were ever attracted to one another in the first place. [30 May 1997, p. 54] show more

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