Boys on the Side Reviews

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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: B-
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Time Out
June 24, 2006
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
May 20, 2003
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Peter Rainer
Los Angeles Times
February 13, 2001
The three women are so spirited and funny -- so emotionally keyed into all the hearts and flowers -- that they give the movie their own kind of truth.
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Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic
January 1, 2000
The entire film feels like the result of a market study.
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Roos and Ross (and I promise never to put those names together again) are so busy jerking the audience from wacky to teary, and back again, they seem blithely unaware of the howling melodrama of it all.
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Rita Kempley
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
An engagingly acted, likable, fried green Thelma & Louise.
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
It's decent mass consumption entertainment, but there's not much in the way of meat.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
It's an original, and what it does best is show how strangers can become friends, and friends can become like family.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Goldberg and Parker are extraordinary.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Entertainment Weekly
February 3, 1995
Full Review | Original Score: B-