Just One Look Reviews

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post
July 27, 2005
Just One Look proves that Hollywood doesn't have exclusive rights to jokes about constipation.
| Original Score: 2/4
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Akiva Gottlieb
Village Voice
July 26, 2005
A paean to cinephilia that might goad viewers into questioning the value of film itself.
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Dana Stevens
New York Times
July 27, 2005
This valentine to Hong Kong cinema should resonate with anyone who's been through the painful apprenticeship of learning the difference between life and the movies.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor
August 4, 2005
A romantic kung-fu comedy with a good heart.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Derek Elley
July 28, 2005
An utterly charming retro romancer set against a background of '70s movie going.
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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
August 10, 2005
Fails to overcome its recycled elements but displays a winning spirit that's hard to dislike.
Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International
September 13, 2005
Subtle, and with a surprisingly melancholy aftertaste, it proves that Hong Kong films don't have to be all action to be good.
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G. Allen Johnson
San Francisco Chronicle
June 18, 2004
Sometimes hilarious, sometimes melodramatic, Just One Look always rings true.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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