Based on 30 Critics
  • This film bespeaks a truly startling mistrust of the movie audience, and, what's more, a disrespect for the feature film medium. Yes, of course it was conceived as an unpretentious entertainment pitched mainly to girls and young women. Yet that doesn't explain the nightmarish quality of the finished product.

  • Because I Said So might have been sharper if it had focused on the mother/daughter relationship and didn't blunt its story with romantic comedy. show more

  • Amongst the cardboard-cutout supporting characters, Lauren Graham brings a welcome deadpan sensibility to the overeager proceedings. show more

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