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On the Line Reviews


Ebert & Roeper
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November 22, 2002
Susan Stark
Detroit News
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Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: 1/4

October 19, 2002

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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October 13, 2002
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
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An innocuous romantic comedy about missed connections, like Serendipity for people who can't vote yet.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 1.5/4

March 22, 2002
Ed Park
Village Voice
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Less a romance than a feature-length plug for 'N Sync and its personalities.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

October 30, 2001
Joe Leydon
Variety
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Certainly, you could find far more unpleasant ways to while away 85 minutes.

Full Review Source: Variety

October 29, 2001
Richard Harrington
Washington Post
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Harmless romantic and musical hijinks abound, and sentimentality prevails.

| Original Score: 3.5/5

October 26, 2001
Pam Sitt
Seattle Times
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On the Line tries too hard to be everything to everyone. And as the saying goes, when you try to please everyone, you end up pleasing no one.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times

October 26, 2001
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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The movie has some clumsy dialogue and awkward turns, but the picture is brisk and likable.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 2/4

October 26, 2001
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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On the Line would like to be Serendipity for the Oxy-and-Skechers set, but it feels more like the worst movie Michael J. Fox never made.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: C

October 26, 2001
Jay Carr
Boston Globe
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In the end, it's much ado about not very much, certainly not enough to catapult Bass into a film career, but probably enough to satisfy 'N Sync fans.

October 26, 2001
Claudia Puig
USA Today
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As teenybopper idol movies go, it's a few steps up from Spice World.

Full Review Source: USA Today

October 26, 2001
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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More 'it stinks' than 'NSYNC.

| Original Score: 0/4

October 26, 2001
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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An agonizingly creaky movie that laboriously plods through a plot so contrived that the only thing real about it is its length.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 1/4

October 26, 2001
Louis B. Parks
Houston Chronicle
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On a whole, the movie stays as blandly inoffensive (albeit sometimes annoying) as possible.

Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle

October 25, 2001
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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At least it isn't as condescending or transparently synthetic as most niche-marketed daydreams for the high-school and junior-high set.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

October 25, 2001
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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It doesn't provide enough drama or comedy or romance to make it appeal to anyone other than the 'N Sync faithful.

October 25, 2001
Kevin Maynard
Mr. Showbiz
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A romantic comedy that's thinner than a copy of Bop magazine and proves, once again -- see Carey, Mariah -- that the transition from pop star to thespian is no easy leap to make.

Full Review Source: Mr. Showbiz

October 25, 2001
Tom Maurstad
Dallas Morning News
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The lack of resonant or even interesting characters is matched by the toothless script and lifeless direction.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News

October 25, 2001
John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press
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Downright torture for adults, it may prove too unsophisticated even for its preteen target audience.

Full Review Source: Detroit Free Press

October 25, 2001
Connie Ogle
Miami Herald
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There is plenty that is dreadful about On the Line ... but the fact that the movie is not unbearable is reason for parents everywhere to heave a sigh of relief.

Full Review Source: Miami Herald

October 25, 2001
Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Bass has a charming, quiet anxiety that draws you toward him.

| Original Score: 2/4

October 25, 2001
Eleanor Ringel Gillespie
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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On the Line knows its target audience very well.

Full Review Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Original Score: B-

October 25, 2001
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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Like all trifles that use unbearable amounts of saccharine to cover up poor quality, this one leaves a bad aftertaste.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 1.5/4

October 23, 2001
Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter
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There's more plot and inventiveness in the average 'N Sync music video than in Eric Aronson and Paul Stanton's sweet nothing of a script and antiseptic direction by Eric Bross.

October 21, 2001
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