Modern Romance Reviews

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Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
January 10, 2006
makes the repetition and relative tameness of the primary plot seem all the more obvious
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
August 26, 2002
Yet another Albert Brooks film. Why?
| Original Score: 1/5
Greg Muskewitz
eFilmCritic.com
January 1, 2000
There's little to nothing funny about this.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
January 7, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Fernando F. Croce
Slant Magazine
May 3, 2006
Nearly as much as Jerry Lewis, Albert Brooks's comic persona is defined by its unlikability.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
July 26, 2002
An early-career winner from Albert Brooks.
| Original Score: 4/5
Rebecca Murray
About.com
October 1, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
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Derek Adams
Time Out
June 24, 2006
Extremely funny, ultra-hip and alarmingly insightful.
Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide
November 13, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Dan Lybarger
Nitrate Online
November 5, 2003
Brooks can be very funny, but sometimes his whining mutes the laughs.
| Original Score: 3/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
January 31, 2004
Modern Romance explores the dangers of possessive love.
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
January 8, 2007
Ends up more insightful than funny.
Full Review | Original Score: B
David Kaplan
Kaplan vs. Kaplan
March 1, 2008
| Original Score: 3/5
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
May 14, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World
October 3, 2003
Another obsessive classic from Albert Brooks
| Original Score: 4/5
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
The first part of the film is farcical and very funny.
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette
October 4, 2002
Not Brooks at his best, but still amusing
| Original Score: 3/5
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central
July 25, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
December 27, 2006
In Albert Brooks' second comedy, which is both funny and irritating (some of it by design), he plays a nuerotic film editor who's unable to sustain a normal relationship
Full Review | Original Score: B-

Film4
May 24, 2003
Brooks brings his inimitable brand of dry comedy to this look at the world f relationships.
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Variety
March 26, 2009
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