San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
A very smart, very shrewd movie, and the smartest, shrewdest thing about it is the way it masquerades as just a fluffy comedy, a diversion, a trifle.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
A postfeminist valentine to the Paleolithic days of Woman Power when dinosaurs walked Manhattan in heels with matching handbags.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
This is all far beyond silly, of course - the most inconsequential sort of winking, meta-movie in-joke.
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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Doesn't so much crackle as pop. It has enough double entendres to fill a D-cup, but it has a premise that would have burned a hole in the screen in 1962, when its story is set.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
No better or worse than the movies that inspired it, but that is a compliment, I think.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Could have used more of the shimmering elegance of the Day-Hudson comedies. Those movies had a true sparkle. This one's a likable piece of costume jewelry.
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By James Berardinelli
Light, funny, and clever.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Dragging on too long is a more serious flaw in a romantic comedy than it might be in a complex drama. We don't ask much of a movie like this, but we do require it to be snappy, clever and quick.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
What starts as freshly spun cotton candy ends as something pink, sticky and indigestible. You leave the theater wanting to puke it up.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Jeff Cronenweth did the lovely cinematography. It's the only element that improves on the original material.
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52 out of 100
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