Nola

Nola

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Nola Reviews

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Doris Toumarkine
Film Journal International

There's not a frame of truth in it.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

August 8, 2004
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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Needs to be put out of its misery -- and yours.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger

July 28, 2004
Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Hruska's bloodless little fairy tale is utterly innocuous and instantly forgettable.

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

July 23, 2004
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
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So laughably preposterous that it's thoroughly entertaining.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 2/4

July 23, 2004
Megan Lehmann
New York Post
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A dubious script that detonates into a full-blown disaster midway through.

| Original Score: 1/4

July 23, 2004
Jan Stuart
Newsday
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Has everything you want from a good bad movie: overheated drama, overripe performances, arch characters and fruity dialogue.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 1.5/4

July 23, 2004
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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Pits a substantial actor like Mary McDonnell, playing a New York madam, against a bogus story that crossbreeds noirish affectations and romantic comedy into an unpalatable mush that suggests strawberry ice cream slathered with beer.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 1.5/5

July 23, 2004
Ben Kenigsberg
Village Voice
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Constantly at odds with itself -- torn between urban realism and musical fantasy, suggestive glances and frank sexuality, fashionable cynicism and old-fashioned happy endings.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

July 20, 2004
Frank Wilkins
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

Despite Emmy Rossum's vivaciousness and raw ability, not much good comes from watching 'Nola.'

Full Review Source: ReelTalk Movie Reviews

September 2, 2003

This film was written and directed by a lawyer/turned filmmaker. I like the main couple Ben and Nola, but as for the story that he puts them in - I object.

Full Review Source: TheMovieChicks.com | Original Score: 2/5

August 29, 2003
Bill Muller
Arizona Republic
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Combines a worn-out premise -- young woman leaves unhappy home for big city -- with some of the silliest characters ever to reach the screen.

| Original Score: 1/5

August 28, 2003
Chris Vognar
Dallas Morning News
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A tone-deaf indie that slides by on spunk until the script simply implodes.

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

August 28, 2003
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

An anemic little paean to a type of Hollywood storytelling that would have been better left undisturbed.

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

August 27, 2003
Ronnie Scheib
Variety
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November 26, 2008

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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August 30, 2003
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