88

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
One of its most obvious strengths is that it can satisfy many different types of audiences -- those who demand something substantial from their motion pictures, and those who could care less.
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75

Entertainment Weekly

The story is hackneyed, and the gimmick only doubles the dullardry.
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63

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
You're hooked enough to keep watching, even if the characterizations veer toward the two-dimensional.
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63

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
Ultimately, Sliding Doors becomes a victim of its own cleverness, shutting down all that early promise.
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60

Empire

By Angie Errigo
Sound tricky? It is, and all a little too cutely so, the switches back and forth between realities ever more contrived and eventually tiresome, prompting giggles of relief as the storylines painfully draw towards a soap operatic convergence.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
No doubt this seeming effortlessness was hard-won. Movies this smooth don't happen by accident.
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50

San Francisco Examiner

By Walter Addiego
A romantic sitcom that never transcends its gimmicky plot, but offers enough screen time to Gwyneth Paltrow to satisfy even her most rabid fans.
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
As we switched relentlessly back and forth between A and B, I found that I wasn't looking forward to either story.
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50

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Dithery, nattering and a bit long for such a conspicuously airy trifle.
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25

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
The gimmick behind the screenplay is clever, but the filmmakers don't rise to the challenge they've set themselves, merely spinning two unimaginative stories for the price of one.
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59 out of 100
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