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Bullock and Reynolds Have Great Chemistry, But the Movie Around Them Falls Apartnew

Hopefully, The Proposal won't be the only time Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds share the screen—because the movie isn't half as good as the stars occupying it.
Tucson Weekly  |  Bob Grimm  |  06-25-2009  |  Reviews

'The Proposal': Altar-ationsnew

The Proposal doesn't reinvent the romantic-comedy wheel, but Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds ensure that it's a likable cut above the usual fare.
Austin Chronicle  |  Kimberley Jones  |  06-19-2009  |  Reviews

'The Proposal' Manages to be Both Predictable & Unbelievable At the Same Timenew

This film, mechanically directed by Anne Fletcher (responsible for last year's worst movie, 27 Dresses), is the second Taming of the Shrew retread appearing this month, after My Life in Ruins, which, in comparison now looks tolerable.
INDY Week  |  Laura Boyes  |  06-18-2009  |  Reviews

'The Proposal' Shows That a Familiar Recipe Still Works With the Right Ingredients

Director Anne Fletcher's film is funnier and more charming than it seems to have any right to be.
Salt Lake City Weekly  |  Scott Renshaw  |  06-15-2009  |  Reviews

Boys Don't Crynew

Why the best romantic comedies aren't about women.
Charleston City Paper  |  Conseula Francis  |  01-23-2008  |  Reviews

Herione Chicnew

Chick flicks remain the most frightening film genre of them all.
New York Press  |  Armond White  |  01-17-2008  |  Reviews

'27 Dresses': Runner-Upnew

Katherine Heigl is always the bridesmaid.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Felicia Feaster  |  01-17-2008  |  Reviews

'27 Dresses': A Tulle Catastrophenew

Here are some things to do on a Friday night that are preferable to seeing 27 Dresses: get a colonoscopy, file tax forms, stab yourself repeatedly in the eyes.
Dig Boston  |  Polly Furth  |  01-16-2008  |  Reviews

Lock Me Up, I Did Not Hate '27 Dresses'new

If you listen very closely, you can hear my editor snickering somewhere.
San Antonio Current  |  Ashley Lindstrom  |  01-16-2008  |  Reviews

Wedding Crapper: Rom Com Coffin Gets Another Nail

Agonizing, flaccid, and about as romantic as bottle of flat champagne “27 Dresses” is a perfect example of the stereotypical Hollywood romantic comedies that Judd Apatow’s “40 Year Old Virgin” and “Knocked Up” successfully disemboweled.
Maui Time  |  Cole Smithey  |  01-11-2008  |  Reviews

Step Off

If you don't hope for anything, you won't be disappointed.
Washington City Paper  |  Tricia Olszewski  |  08-18-2006  |  Reviews

Dance Lessonsnew

This snooty-dancer-meets-street-dancer musical romance is so painfully intent on teaching its characters life lessons every few minutes that it forgets to be trashy.
Austin Chronicle  |  Marrit Ingman  |  08-13-2006  |  Reviews

No Surprisesnew

Step right up and reacquaint yourself with every dream-in-my-heart, rhythm-in my-steps cliche ever committed to celluloid.
Orlando Weekly  |  Steve Schneider  |  08-10-2006  |  Reviews

Hip-Hop And Ballet Don’t Mix

The questionable concept of mixing ballet with hip-hop dance moves is explored only as far as Line Dance choreography will allow.
Maui Time  |  Cole Smithey  |  08-05-2006  |  Reviews

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