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Based on 21 Reviews
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  • 50
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    May be only loosely true, but it is thoroughly Hollywood. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    The sweetest little movie about a neurological disorder that we're ever likely to see. show more

  • 38
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    If "You've Got Mail" jangled your nerves with its Starbucks-fueled cuteness, here's a romance that goes down like instant decaf. [15 January 1999, Life, p.18E] show more

  • 75
    Gene Siskel Chicago Tribune

    More of a physical achievement in moviemaking than a piece of storytelling, but I do recommend it on that basis. [15 January 1999, Friday, p.A] show more

  • 63
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    Offers solid entertainment, it's too uneven to be considered memorable. show more

  • 50
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Its moments of fascination and its good performances are mired in the morass of romance and melodrama that surrounds it. show more

  • 50
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    The movie takes fascinating material and transforms it into a routine soap opera. show more

  • 50
    G. Allen Johnson San Francisco Examiner

    It's a movie drenched in narcissism and wish-fulfillment, almost a textbook on how to make a formulaic, romantic film. show more

  • 50
    Liam Lacey The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Director Irwin Winkler (Night and the City)is rarely better than pedestrian in handling this story. At worst, the dramatic elements are plain clumsy. show more

  • 40
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    For all the tear-jerking plot twists, it's a glumly dry-eyed affair. show more

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