• Released
  • January 28, 2000
  • Comedy Drama
    Biopic [feature]
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75

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
A surprisingly warm and engaging entertainment - brassy, schmaltzy, funny.
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Unexpectedly entertaining, if you're willing to put up with the picture's stagy look, over-the-top moods, and heavy doses of vulgarity.
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75

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Isn't great, but it's an enjoyable if overly discreet and romanticized look at a long-vanished show-business world.
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63

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Intermittently funny.
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40

Mr. Showbiz

By Kevin Maynard
A watery cocktail of second-rate, Ab Fab-style bitchery and shameless schmaltz.
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40

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Just isn't enough.
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38

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Stack
Leaves an unintentional unpleasant aftertaste.
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38

USA Today

By Mike Clark
A bottom-rung Bette Midler vehicle disguised as a biopic of novelist Jacqueline Susann, the movie is a wannabe satire shackled by misplaced reverence.
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0

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Has to be among the worst movies ever made.
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0

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
As bumbling and mindless, as naively misconceived, as that clapping-through-tears moniker.
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34 out of 100
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