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  • 50
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Stocked with an impressively high-quality collection of New York actors. Unfortunately, in asking them all to play such unlikable characters, Walsh flushes too much of that talent down the drain. show more

  • 25
    Megan Lehmann New York Post

    A stinker. show more

  • 60
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    Neither Parker nor Donovan is a typical romantic lead, but they bring a fresh, quirky charm to the formula. Nor are their characters typical meet-cute types: David and Toni are imperfect people who are some how perfect for each other. show more

  • 91
    Owen Gleiberman Entertainment Weekly

    The film satirizes, and celebrates, an idea pivotal to both Hollywood and love: that in a world of impostors, the pretender with the most conviction can become exactly what he pretends to be. show more

  • 75
    William Arnold Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Donovan makes us totally believe the character and his predicament, co-star Mary-Louise Parker is especially witty and winning as the film's screenwriter. show more

  • 80
    Kenneth Turan Los Angeles Times

    Smart, sweet and playful romantic comedy. show more

  • 70
    Variety

    Pic, which may be too cutesy for some tastes, is lacking in substance in some areas but it has a wonderfully nuanced, constantly surprising perf by Mary-Louise Parker, who elevates the intermittently charming insider spoof. show more

  • 60
    Hazel-Dawn Dumpert L.A. Weekly

    Does have its charms. show more

  • 60
    Village Voice

    The dialogue, by Walsh and Cynthia Kaplan, is sharp and nimble. show more

  • 50
    A.O. Scott The New York Times

    It's clear that this is a farce about ambition that is not ambitious enough, right down to its cutesy, punning title. show more

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