The Object of My Affection Reviews

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: C-
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Todd McCarthy
Variety
March 26, 2009
The plot's hokey contrivances and the theatrical shtick tend to prevail over the sporadic moments of insight and emotional truth.
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Time Out
January 26, 2006
It never persuades you it belongs on the big screen.
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Ruthe Stein
San Francisco Chronicle
June 18, 2002
The best romantic comedy so far this year.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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Globe and Mail
April 12, 2002
| Original Score: 2/4
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
January 1, 2000
This comedy is content to enjoy the beguiling antics of Ms. Aniston, who is as skillful here as she is miscast, and to let its colorful minor characters give it a sitcom spin.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Jay Carr
Boston Globe
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 3/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
There is a movie fighting to get out of The Object of My Affection, and I like it better than the movie it's trapped in.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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David Denby
New York Magazine/Vulture
January 1, 2000
Paul Rudd is charming, and some of the scenes are intelligently written and played, but at a recent screening people on all sides of me were squirming in discomfort.
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
While some of the solutions are a little facile, the film nevertheless succeeds, due in large part to a luminous performance by Jennifer Aniston...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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USA Today
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 2/4
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Susan Stark
Detroit News
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 3/4
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Entertainment Weekly
April 17, 1998
Full Review | Original Score: C-