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Based on 33 Reviews
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  • 30
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    A fine case ... but none weighty enough to keep this fluff from evaporating as you watch it. show more

  • 100
    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    So wonderfully odd, even spiritual, that audiences won't be able to do anything but smile. show more

  • 63
    Susan Wloszczyna USA Today

    Kasdan hasn't lost his touch at gathering terrific ensemble casts, although the performances are uneven. show more

  • 75
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    This eccentric fairy tale with the feel of "Our Town" has a number of remarkable performances. show more

  • 100
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Among the funniest and most satisfying films I've seen in years. show more

  • 64
    Kevin Maynard Mr. Showbiz

    Despite impeccable performances, this is bloodless, ho-hum stuff. show more

  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    A feeling movie, a mood movie, an evocation of the kind of interaction we sometimes hunger for. show more

  • 88
    Jonathan Foreman New York Post

    A crowd-pleasing ensemble piece, whose story goes exactly where you want it to. show more

  • 75
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    On a direct line with the whimsical small-town comedies of the '40s and '50s. show more

  • 75
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    This good-natured comedy serves up plenty of laughs while suggesting that the best experts in human psychology are plain old humans. show more

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