St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Calvin Wilson
Allen has been criticized for leaving some of the plot lines up in the air and several characters in the lurch. But he seems to be making a point: Neat Hollywood endings are as phony and dangerous as Cristal's ramblings.
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By Michelle Orange
Minor but still quite enjoyable. And like other minor Woody Allen pictures it becomes more interesting when placed in their larger context.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Good and very pleasurable provided you know what you're getting into, which is a comic roundelay of amorous ambitions and delusions-punctuated by wistful old ballads like "If I Had You"-that lead mostly but not entirely to disaster.
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By Bob Mondello
Hardly a laff riot, but then that's been true of Allen's movies for a while. It is, however, briskly cynical about human nature, graciously forgiving about human foibles, and situationally amusing about the spectacles otherwise sane people make of themselves when they trust their fates to the stars.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Has an empty, soulless feel.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The best scenes are hilarious sessions between the great Gemma Jones and the wonderful Pauline Collins as a charlatan fortune-teller.
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Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Shopworn to the bone.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
The movie ends just when complications start to set in, which makes you wonder how invested Allen really is in the little melodramas within this comedy.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Slight and only sporadically amusing.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
It's a meandering and rather aimless movie that would be considered trite if made by another filmmaker, and yet it has such a family resemblance to other, better Woody Allen movies that it's easy to stick with it and enjoy it.
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51 out of 100
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