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A Day Without a Mexican Reviews

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'Tiene la honestidad de ser una divertida y, por momentos compleja, denuncia de los maltratos y desprecio a los que son sometidos nuestros compatriotas en el extranjero'

| Original Score: 3/4

April 4, 2005
Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide

For the first hour director Arau ... and his co-writer and wife, actress Arizmendi, negotiate the story's tricky mix of comedy, social satire and science fiction with surprising aplomb.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 2.5/5

September 24, 2004
Marta Barber
Miami Herald
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As many times you consider A Day Without a Mexican a crude and underdeveloped parody, there are moments that it vindicates itself with on-the-money situations.

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 2.5/4

September 17, 2004
Michael Booth
Denver Post
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Charming if amateurish farce of a movie.

Full Review Source: Denver Post | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 27, 2004
Gary Dowell
Dallas Morning News
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An ambitious, hit-and-miss social satire that doesn't score as many direct hits as it should. But it lands enough punches to get its point across.

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

May 22, 2004
Bob Strauss
Los Angeles Daily News

While it might have been better, we're definitely better off for having A Day Without a Mexican around.

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

May 14, 2004
Mark Halverson
Sacramento News & Review

Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review | Original Score: 2/5

August 7, 2008
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
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| Original Score: 1/4

May 6, 2006
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 1/5

October 19, 2004
Achy Obejas
Chicago Tribune
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The movie in its extended version is frequently muddled, emotionally messy, a little heavy-handed and misses the real opportunity presented by the new format.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

September 16, 2004
Bill Muller
Arizona Republic
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By the film's end, we're more beleaguered than enlightened.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 3/5

August 26, 2004
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

A cheap-looking, one-joke movie that can't get any laughs even in its first telling.

Full Review Source: Internet Reviews | Original Score: 1/4

June 9, 2004
John McMurtrie
San Francisco Chronicle
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The tone is often that of a preachy after-school special, down to the instructional messages that regularly flash across the screen.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 1/4

June 4, 2004
Bruce Newman
San Jose Mercury News
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Arau has expanded his satirical short from 1998 into one joke that he solemnly beats to death for 100 minutes.

| Original Score: 2/4

June 3, 2004
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

A promising premise without a successful follow-through...vacillates between preachy tract and bland comedy.

Full Review Source: One Guy's Opinion | Original Score: C-

May 25, 2004
Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter
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Ultimately loses something in the translation from 28 minutes to 97.

May 19, 2004
Annlee Ellingson
FilmStew.com

The film suffers from low-budget-and-looks-it production values and some ridiculous aspects of the plot, even for a fantasy like this.

Full Review Source: FilmStew.com

May 18, 2004

E! Online

This Day not only lacks Mexicans but also good acting, sharp storytelling and humor.

Full Review Source: E! Online | Original Score: C-

May 15, 2004
Robert Koehler
Variety
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In tripling the original length, the film's delightfully pointed mockumentary aspects are combined with a pallid chain of sketched-in characters reacting to events.

Full Review Source: Variety

May 14, 2004
Kevin Crust
Los Angeles Times
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A film content to let some mild comedy carry its straightforward message rather than trying to say something more profound.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 2/5

May 14, 2004
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
April 29, 2009

Houston Chronicle
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July 21, 2005
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