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Altman has delivered a lot of surprises in his long directing career, and his new comedy, Cookie's Fortune, is one of the most refreshing -- not because it's so good, but because it's so sweet and affectionate. Read full review
An absolute delight, one of the most sheerly pleasurable movies Altman has ever made. It's wry, jokey and sexy, a tart and delectable entertainment. And, like most of Altman's best work, it's graced with a top-notch ensemble of first-class [9 April 1999, Friday, p.A] Read full review
Meanders around Holly Springs, Mississippi, with the fuzzy benevolence of a Hallmark Hall of Fame presentation. Read full review
Has no ragged edges or bothersome detours, and flows from surprise to delight. At the end, when just desserts are handed out, it arrives at a kind of perfection. Read full review
Altman is one of very few directors who could have assembled such a superb ensemble, and he makes the most of it from first scene to last. Read full review
A trifle compared to Robert Altman's great films -- But it's a very assured trifle, and an unusually good-natured Altman film. Read full review
Altman clarifies a convoluted plot with a magician's ease, creates an atmosphere that brims with the pleasures of the unexpected and explores character nuances. Read full review
Fortune is smiling down on veteran filmmaker Robert Altman with Cookie's Fortune. Read full review
As a source of light pleasure and solid laughs, it delivers. This particular cookie may not fill the belly, but it goes down easy. Read full review
In theaters, the lazy haziness of this Southern ensemble comedy made the story feel like it was stuck in the mud. Read full review
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