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Based on 18 Reviews
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  • 100
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    Much of that appeal comes from compelling performances by the two main actors. show more

  • 75
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    As Nina, Aniston not only displays a surprising capacity for both comedy and drama, but she shines with the kind of star quality that only a handful of current performers exhibit. show more

  • 63
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    It boasts appealing performances, and it takes a reasonably tasteful approach to its subject, aside from a string of four-letter words that sound strangely out of place in this romantic comedy. show more

  • 50
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    All of this promising material is dealt with on that level where characters are not quite allowed to be as perceptive and intelligent as real people might be in the same circumstances. show more

  • 50
    San Francisco Examiner

    Unfortunately, all the good parts didn't add up to a great movie. show more

  • 50
    Rick Groen The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Judged esthetically -- the only yardstick worth applying -- it can be safely placed in that long line of indistinguishable Hollywood mediocrities, all of them trying in vain to resurrect an awfully weary genre. show more

  • 70
    TV Guide

    You come away with a remarkable sense of the filmmakers and actors working together harmoniously as they delve into the heart of relationships between friends and lovers. show more

  • 40
    Steve Davis Austin Chronicle

    The storyline lacks credibility. show more

  • 42
    Owen Gleiberman Entertainment Weekly

    So riddled with cultural stereotypes, woe-is-me neurotic mopiness, and glib therapeutic compassion that by the end all it leaves you with is a waxy buildup of falseness. show more

  • 80
    Michael O'Sullivan Washington Post

    It's just more wry than funny, more a gently subversive comedy of modern manners than the simpering date movie it seems to be masquerading as. show more

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