Movies Like Something New

Opening

20% Transcendence Apr 18
53% Heaven Is for Real Apr 16
7% A Haunted House 2 Apr 18
89% Bears Apr 18
58% Fading Gigolo Apr 18

Top Box Office

89% Captain America: The Winter Soldier $41.3M
47% Rio 2 $39.3M
71% Oculus $12.0M
62% Draft Day $9.8M
77% Noah $7.6M
41% Divergent $7.4M
13% God's Not Dead $5.5M
92% The Grand Budapest Hotel $4.1M
79% Muppets Most Wanted $2.3M
78% Mr. Peabody & Sherman $1.9M

Coming Soon

45% The Other Woman Apr 25
—— Brick Mansions Apr 25
72% The Amazing Spider-Man 2 May 02
100% Neighbors May 09
—— Godzilla May 16

Premieres Tonight

—— Devious Maids: Season 2
50% Salem: Season 1

New Episodes Tonight

38% Believe: Season 1
83% The Bletchley Circle: Season 2
—— Californication: Season 7
83% Call the Midwife: Season 3
61% Crisis: Season 1
98% Game of Thrones: Season 4
100% The Good Wife: Season 5
86% Mad Men: Season 7
—— The Mentalist: Season 6
—— Mr. Selfridge: Season 2
—— Nurse Jackie: Season 6
71% Once Upon a Time: Season 3
100% Shameless: Season 04
48% Turn: Season 1
100% Veep: Season 3

Discuss Last Night's Shows

100% Da Vinci's Demons: Season 2
100% Orphan Black: Season 2

Something New Reviews

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Kam Williams
Bean Soup Times

Mixing mirth with more sophisticated moments, this delightful romantic romp ultimately triumphs primarily because of the easy-going screen chemistry generated by Sanaa Lathan and Simon Baker.

| Original Score: 4/4

April 27, 2007
David Noh
Film Journal International

A beguilingly heartfelt, low-key farce.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

March 1, 2007
Kat Brown
Empire Magazine

Something New isn't just silly, it's an embarrassment to people who are genuinely trying to level the racial playing field in America today.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 1/5

November 30, 2006

Generally the story swings wildly from preachy to just plain silly. It is truly a story of missed opportunities.

Full Review Source: BBC | Original Score: 2/5

November 28, 2006
Andrew Pulver
Guardian [UK]

There's zero chemistry between the leads; for all their passionate declarations of love, you never believe they've even spoken to each other before the cameras start turning over.

Full Review Source: Guardian [UK] | Original Score: 2/5

November 25, 2006
David Edwards
Daily Mirror [UK]

Something hackneyed, trite and boring, you mean.

Full Review Source: Daily Mirror [UK] | Original Score: 2/5

November 24, 2006
Anna Smith
Time Out
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By and large this is a hollow, laugh-free zone paying lip service to the issue in trite, predictable fashion.

Full Review Source: Time Out

November 23, 2006
Scott Weinberg
DVD Clinic

Anyone who finds something new in Something New is obviously looking a whole lot closer than the movie deserves.

Full Review Source: DVD Clinic | Original Score: 2/5

May 25, 2006
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review

This 'new romantic comedy' fails on all three counts:It's not all that funny, it's not very romantic, and it's certainly nothing new.

Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review | Original Score: 2/5

May 12, 2006
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

A diamond in the rough.

Full Review Source: Creative Loafing | Original Score: 2.5/4

February 22, 2006
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

Quietly, almost subliminally, Something New is more profound than the overwrought "relevance" of Oscar nominee Crash.

Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4

February 17, 2006
Sean McBride
Sean the Movie Guy

I suspect than a lot of audiences will find the serious nature of the subplot to be distracting.

Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4

February 17, 2006
Nathan Rabin
AV Club

It's just too bad that this half-realized concept is tethered to an utterly unconvincing, warmed-over interracial romance rooted more in Harlequin fantasy than social realism.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: C+

February 16, 2006
Kimberley Jones
Austin Chronicle

Something New, in its endearingly daft third act, manages the neat feat of feeling sweetly inevitable rather than boilerplate predictable.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 3/5

February 11, 2006
John Wirt
Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA)

An affecting story that dares to dig deeper than the usual romantic comedy fluff.

Full Review Source: Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA)

February 10, 2006
Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly

... a nice mix of opposites-attract romanticism with the cultural divide drama.

Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4

February 8, 2006
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Sometimes succeeds as genuinely new, while at other times it offers a fresh spin on its conventions. And it's always pretty agreeable.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 3.5/5

February 8, 2006
Jackie K. Cooper
jackiekcooper.com

Something old is new again

Full Review | Original Score: 6/10

February 8, 2006
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

The script ... discusses frankly the pressures placed on black women to date within the race as well as their attitudes about expanding their options ...

Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4

February 6, 2006
Dan Lybarger
eFilmCritic.com

Sometimes as compelling as it is unoriginal.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 3/5

February 5, 2006
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