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  • 50
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    It lives up to its title, flying by in fast motion. Even the first-wave MTV generation may find the pace exhausting, but this piece of fluff wasn't made for them. show more

  • 50
    Mike Clark USA Today

    As far as acting goes, neither Olsen is ready for Euripides' Medea, yet each projects well enough in their shared big scene. show more

  • 38
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    Plays like "Sixteen Candles" meets "Beetlejuice." Yet for all the film's frantic pace, this plot plods, even for 'tweens at whom this suburban-girls-take-Manhattan fantasy is obviously targeted. show more

  • 50
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    A bit of a slog for anyone not thoroughly Olsenized. show more

  • 60
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    Cheerfully disconnected from the real world, bearing a great resemblance to screwball comedies of old. show more

  • 63
    Chris Kaltenbach Baltimore Sun

    New York Minute isn't High Art, but it is highly entertaining, especially if you're a member of its target audience. show more

  • 50
    Mark Caro Chicago Tribune

    The cinematic equivalent of Trix. It's just made to be enjoyed by certain folks more than others. Will girls like it? More than their parents. show more

  • 50
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    The cast is cute and the action is colorful, but the comedy isn't as captivating as it sets out to be. show more

  • 38
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    The events involving the big speaking competition are so labored that occasionally the twins seem to be looking back over their shoulders for the plot to catch up. show more

  • 38
    Megan Lehmann New York Post

    In trying to straddle both the grown-up and kiddie worlds with this inappropriately sexualized effort - their first theatrical release since 1995's "It Takes Two" - the Olsens have lost their footing. show more

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