Movies Like Something New


44% Sin City: A Dame to Kill For Aug 22
36% If I Stay Aug 22
29% When The Game Stands Tall Aug 22
4% Are You Here Aug 22
95% Love Is Strange Aug 22

Top Box Office

21% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $28.5M
92% Guardians of the Galaxy $25.1M
14% Let's Be Cops $17.8M
35% The Expendables 3 $15.9M
31% The Giver $12.3M
20% Into The Storm $7.9M
66% The Hundred-Foot Journey $7.2M
64% Lucy $5.5M
41% Step Up: All In $2.7M
62% Hercules $2.1M

Coming Soon

0% The November Man Aug 27
98% Starred Up Aug 27
—— As Above/So Below Aug 29
85% The Congress Aug 29
—— The Calling Aug 29

New Episodes Tonight

100% Defiance: Season 2
100% Garfunkel and Oates: Season 1
88% The Honorable Woman: Season 1
56% Married: Season 1
95% Rectify: Season 2
—— Rookie Blue: Season 5
39% Rush: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
82% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
41% Working the Engels: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

Discuss Last Night's Shows

86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
91% The Divide: Season 1
83% Extant: Season 1
—— Franklin & Bash: Season 4
—— Graceland: Season 2
—— Hot in Cleveland: Season 5
57% Legends: Season 1
—— Motive: Season 2
69% Mystery Girls: Season 1
100% Suits: Season 4
38% Taxi Brooklyn: Season 1
43% Young & Hungry: Season 1

Certified Fresh TV

86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
83% Extant: Season 1
88% The Honorable Woman: Season 1
86% The Knick: Season 1
89% Manhattan: Season 1
97% Masters of Sex: Season 2
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
89% Outlander: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
82% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

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: | Original Score: 2/5

November 28, 2006
Andrew Pulver

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 | 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
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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

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

Sometimes as compelling as it is unoriginal.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/5

February 5, 2006
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