100

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Funny, sad, and skeptical in about equal measures, it announces writer-director Dylan Kidd as a filmmaker with a bright future.
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88

Chicago Tribune

By Mark Caro
Revives the art of smart, scathing movie conversation as it skewers Manhattan's singles scene while providing a goodly number of laughs. Like its subject, the movie may have its prickly moments, but it's awfully fun to watch.
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88

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Mines laughs from the ways in which its antihero's reductive philosophy consistently goes kerflooey in his face, but there's a weary sadness to it as well.
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Sly, sophisticated and surprising.
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
A little too programmed in its despair, but it coasts along on the jagged music of the modern lothario's song.
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80

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
All three performances are excellent, in their different ways.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
Clever, exceptionally well-written film.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Campbell Scott swings at one of the year's juiciest roles and knocks it out of the park.
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75

USA Today

By Mike Clark
The final third is slower until a somewhat contrived finale that's still the funniest thing in the movie.
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50

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
The result is a long night of confrontations that feel heavily rehearsed and unlikely. There are some good moments, but I didn't believe any of this.
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75 out of 100
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