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American Adobo Reviews

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Jean Lowerison
San Diego Metropolitan

A sophomoric exploration of 'life problems' most people solved long ago -- or at least got tired of hearing people kvetch about.

Full Review Source: San Diego Metropolitan

October 21, 2002
Paul Malcolm
L.A. Weekly
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Guillen rarely gets beneath the surface of things. She lists ingredients, but never mixes and stirs.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

October 3, 2002
Arthur Salm
San Diego Union-Tribune

While American Adobo has its heart (and its palate) in the right place, its brain is a little scattered -- ditsy, even.

Full Review Source: San Diego Union-Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

June 14, 2002
Mario Tarradell
Dallas Morning News
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American Adobo is entertaining and it's filled with fine performances from the ensemble cast.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: B-

May 3, 2002
Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post
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The script by Vincent R. Nebrida ... tries to cram too many ingredients into one small pot.

Full Review Source: Washington Post | Original Score: 2.5/5

April 12, 2002
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
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Mushes the college-friends genre (The Big Chill) together with the contrivances and overwrought emotion of soap operas.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 1.5/4

March 22, 2002
Bob Strauss
Los Angeles Daily News

It sticks rigidly to the paradigm, rarely permitting its characters more than two obvious dimensions and repeatedly placing them in contrived, well-worn situations.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Daily News | Original Score: 2.5/4

February 8, 2002
Frank Ochieng
Filmcritic.com

Tries to add some spice to its quirky sentiments but the taste is all too familiar.

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 2.5/5

February 8, 2002
David Hunter
Hollywood Reporter
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A big meal of cliches that the talented cast generally chokes on.

February 6, 2002
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

I'm not sure which is worse: the poor acting by the ensemble cast, the flat dialogue by Vincent R. Nebrida or the gutless direction by Laurice Guillen.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid

February 3, 2002
Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle
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Stiff and schmaltzy and clumsily directed.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle

February 1, 2002
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
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An intimate, good-humored ethnic comedy like numerous others but cuts deeper than expected.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

February 1, 2002
Andy Klein
New Times

The film is reasonably entertaining, though it begins to drag two-thirds through, when the melodramatic aspects start to overtake the comedy.

January 31, 2002
John Anderson
Newsday
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Really is a pan-American movie, with moments of genuine insight into the urban heart.

Full Review Source: Newsday

January 25, 2002
Megan Turner
New York Post
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Marinated in clichés and mawkish dialogue.

| Original Score: 1.5/4

January 25, 2002

E! Online

Too much clunky dialog in mawkish situations dissolve this flick into shrill histrionics.

Full Review Source: E! Online

January 25, 2002
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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When not wallowing in its characters' frustrations, the movie is busy contriving false, sitcom-worthy solutions to their problems.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 1.5/5

January 24, 2002
Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Though clearly well-intentioned, this cross-cultural soap opera is painfully formulaic and stilted.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide

January 24, 2002
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Although melodramatic and predictable, this romantic comedy explores the friendship between five Filipino-Americans and their frantic efforts to find love.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice

January 24, 2002
Wendy Lee
Village Voice
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In Adobo, ethnicity is not just the spice, but at the heart of more universal concerns.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

January 22, 2002
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