My Blueberry Nights Synopsis
A woman (Norah Jones) sets out on a road trip to cure her depression after her lover leaves her.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Wildly romantic.
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TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Despite its flaws, the film has the same dreamy, romantic melancholy that distinguishes Wong's best films.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Norah Jones, making her big-screen debut as a wistful wanderer, is a beautiful blank, and the fragments barely add up to a movie.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Music and nostalgia are what fuel all this filmmaker's movies, though, even a half-baked translation like this one.
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By Glenn Kenny
All this is frustrating, as the picture contains a few grace notes that remind one what an acute filmmaker Wong can be.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
The director is chasing a mood here -- a mood, an atmosphere and feelings -- much as he did in "In the Mood for Love."
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
A stunner of a movie. But all those gorgeous images never add up to a full picture.
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Wall Street Journal

Alternately precious and vapid, the movie attempts to wrest metaphors from a jar of house keys, and eternal verities from pastry. Slice the...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Often ponderous, sometimes pretentious and mostly clichéd, this contrived meditation on longing and loss feels like a missed opportunity.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
Isn’t eye candy; it’s a drool-worthy slice of eye pie.
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Girls' movie

By Nasty_Critic
Good movie, excellent acting, amazing cast, but..... it is a girls' movie. But (again)! It's for thinking girls. Don't go there if you a princess and still believe in fairy tales. Must see for girls,...

Pretty good

By MsMaryJane
This was a great movie, had a good plot but could be slow at times. Norah Jones was excellent as well as all the other actors. Defiantly one of those movies that I thought about for a few days......

Not the best of Wong Kar Wai

By catboot
Substandard work from one of my favorite filmmakers. Check out Chunking Express or Fallen Angels to see Wong Kar Wai at his prime...

All Wrong for Wong

By lugubriousthespian
I was so eager to see MY BLUEBERRY NIGHTS as Wong Kar-wei is one of my favorite directors. And I was elated to discover that he finally made a movie here in the States! Unfortunaltely his stylistic...

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Rated PG-13 | For mature thematic material including violence, drinking and smoking
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Sweet drama is stylish but not very memorable.
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