Love & Sex Reviews

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
February 15, 2008
This one tastes like a sour apple I had on a blind date many eons ago.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
September 9, 2004
By no means a great film, but a zippy little comedy with a lively pace and a nice supply of laughs -- and occasional moments of genuine feeling.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
March 16, 2002
This romantic comedy presents a sassy overview of sexual politics where men and women expect so much of each other.

E! Online
January 1, 2000
A simple, pleasing romantic comedy with a sharp tongue and a soft heart.
David Luty
Film Journal International
January 1, 2000
An insufferably dull retracing of romantic comedy's steps, with none of the relationship insight or genuine humanness that can make the formula such a joyful one to follow.
Gary Mairs
January 1, 2000
The strengths of the screenplay don't translate to the screen. Well-written one-liners lie dead, killed by the lax timing. Everyone tries so hard to be ingratiating and witty that the charm curdles into smarm.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
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Kevin Maynard
Mr. Showbiz
January 1, 2000
Love & Sex is nothing but pain and suffering.
Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide
January 1, 2000
Already burdened by Kate's clichéd voice-over observations, the movie eventually sinks beneath the weight of Kate and Adam's utter charmlessness, a huge liability in bickering romantic-comedy couples.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette
January 1, 2000
Wait until it hits cable.
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Jonathan Foreman
New York Post
January 1, 2000
Marred by some soppy sections, casting that undermines the story's believability and a kind of self-consciousness that makes it hard to really care about the characters.
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
January 1, 2000
Scenes seem designed more for cuteness than believability. And never is the chemistry between Adam and Kate genuine, which is the kiss of death for a romantic comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
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Paul Tatara
January 1, 2000
It's tough to watch immediately likable actors endure such a mercilessly dull screenplay.
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Ernest Hardy
January 1, 2000
It's slick, polished to perfection, derivative and stripped of any of the real quirks or idiosyncrasies that make a romantic comedy fly.
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James Berardinelli
January 1, 2000
As a date movie, it's hard to find a better selection.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Jan Stuart
January 1, 2000
This jovial and knowing aperitif of a movie is a charming example of what has come to be known as the date movie.
Eric Gordon
January 1, 2000
Love & Sex is capable of making even the most cynical Gen-Xer watch with an involuntary smile.
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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
January 1, 2000
Love & Sex hasn't a strong, distinctive style, but what sets it a cut above many similar films is that for all its surface humor it has substance and emotional depth.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Bob Strauss
Los Angeles Daily News
January 1, 2000
Aren't Annie Hall calibre, but they are remarkably more recognizably human than what passes for most movie romantic comedy.
Leah Beth Reisman
January 1, 2000
Like love and sex, this film is pretty hard to resist.
Tor Thorsen
January 1, 2000
Refreshing depiction of today's dating game does for single women what Swingers did for single men.
| Original Score: 3/4
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