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San Francisco Examiner

By Walter Addiego
Marshall has an astounding instinct for popular entertainment. He's done it again with The Other Sister.
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50

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Skillfully acted, idealized, uneven.
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50

Chicago Tribune

By Mark Caro
Falls into a familiar trap, resembling a neatly wrapped made-for-TV homily. [26 February 1999, Friday, p.A]
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
Neutralizes these characters, makes them cute and one-dimensional like fluffy dolls.
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50

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
The movie is, however, generous in its condescension: Given enough tolerance, cash and a good sex manual, it says, even the mentally...
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50

USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
Consider The Other Sister emotional quicksand. [26 February 1999, Life, p.5E]
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38

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Two agonizing hours of lifeless, mind-numbing hogwash.
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25

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Shameless in its use of mental retardation as a gimmick, a prop and a plot device. Anyone with any knowledge of retardation is likely to...
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25

Entertainment Weekly

Still, there's no mistaking the central message: Slow people have much to teach us. Or is it: Slow people -- aren't they funny? Either way,...
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12

Rolling Stone

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It's not the emphasis on tics and grimaces that mars their essentially well-meaning performances, it’s the sitcom crassness of...
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