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  • 50
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    A clever idea, but it's not quite pulled off. show more

  • 38
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Vardalos' comedic style is old-fashioned in the worst way; her humor is stodgier than the most retro Catskills laughmeister. show more

  • 63
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    The chief appeal of this affectionate story is its embrace of those who are not thinner, richer and more glamorous than the moviegoers. show more

  • 50
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    Nia Vardalos carved herself a niche with "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" in 2002, and she's still furiously digging away at it with the screechy, unpleasant comedy Connie and Carla. show more

  • 40
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    Veteran TV director Michael Lembeck slides the movie into a sitcom mode that only further deadens the thin material. While Vardalos and Collette shine in the musical numbers, why didn't he bother to give the musical sequences a bit of pizzazz? show more

  • 75
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    The movie's queer delight is contagious. You'll exit lip-synching. show more

  • 63
    Chicago Tribune

    Vardalos and Collette have mighty pipes, but it's Collette who moves with the confidence and flair of a musical theater veteran. Watching this film, I found myself caring less and less about the fairly predictable and safe story and waiting impatiently for the next number. show more

  • 63
    Connie Ogle Miami Herald

    Vardalos may not have been the best possible Connie. But as Billy Wilder could have told you, nobody's perfect. show more

  • 63
    Chris Kaltenbach Baltimore Sun

    Connie and Carla is a good-hearted comedy that missteps by trying to become a moralistic one. show more

  • 50
    Megan Lehmann New York Post

    The cheerfully inane comedy Connie and Carla all but suffocates beneath a high-stepping, show-stopping, ear-splitting deluge of musical theater staples, from "Cats" to "Oklahoma!," "Jesus Christ Superstar" to "Fiddler on the Roof." show more

  • August 09, 2013 matthew
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    Nia & Toni Collette romp in this musical comedy. Both actresses are surprisingly great in a musical setting as well as playing the drag queens.

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