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Shopgirl

Rated R for some sexual content and brief language.

R In Theaters 10/21/2005 , 116min.
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August 12, 2011
jvmcfla
I am not one to watch a movie twice... but Shopgirl was the acception! I have seen it twice and loved it the second time just as much as the first! It is romantic, quirky, predictable in an unpredictable kind of way.... I think the cast was phenominal and I loved every single charachter, especially Steve Martin! I did not really know who Claire Danes was until I saw this movie and I was very

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A.O. Scott
The New York Times
Elegant and exquisitely tailored. Full Review
Carina Chocano
Los Angeles Times
It's smart, spare, elegant and understated. Full Review
David Edelstein
Slate
In any case, the best performance is by Bridgette Wilson-Sampras as the conniving but peppy slut at the perfume counter. Her big scene--farcical, filthy, surprising--is also the best in the movie. Otherwise, Shopgirl is sadly vacuous, with a sadly vacuous center. Full Review
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
This is a smart, adult romance that rarely panders to clichés, and gives up the heady bliss of most such movies in favor of something bittersweet. Full Review
Joe Leydon
Variety
Martin hits all the right notes while subtly conveying both the appealing sophistication and the purposeful reserve of Ray. But he cannot entirely avoid being overshadowed by Dane's endearingly vulnerable, emotionally multifaceted and fearlessly open performance. Full Review

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