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'Til There Was You

'Til There Was You (1997)

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Average Rating: 3.7/10
Critic Reviews: 10
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This romantic comedy is the first film from two television veterans, writer Winnie Holzman and director Scott Winant. Gwen Moss (Jeanne Tripplehorn) is a writer working on the life story of former child actress Francesca Lanfield (Sarah Jessica Parker), who is recovering from drug addiction. Nick Dawkan (Dylan McDermott) is an architect working on a housing development that will require razing Gwen's beloved vintage apartment. Gwen frequently visits a restaurant designed by Nick, but she never

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Comedy

Winnie Holzman

Dec 11, 2001

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With its clotted script, art direction that's all splash and no style, and dialogue that's too nakedly calculated to facilitate identification), this tedious and confused movie points several characters in obvious directions.

July 28, 2009 Full Review Source: Chicago Reader
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A tired piece of romantic cornball fare that harks back to a bygone era, the film is a badly conceived, poorly executed fairy tale guaranteed to make audiences squirm in their seats.

March 26, 2009 Full Review Source: Variety
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Tripplehorn and McDermott are likable enough in their roles, but Holzman's precious, overwritten script gives them few genuinely honest moments.

February 14, 2001 Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times
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Here is the most tiresome and affected movie in many a moon, a 114-minute demonstration of the Idiot Plot, in which everything could be solved with a few well-chosen words that are never spoken.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times
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A fragmentary and amateurish fairy tale.

January 1, 2000
USA Today
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Tripplehorn and McDermott don't look as if they belong together and aren't strong enough actors to overcome their physical incompatibility. So there's no sense of urgency about them getting together.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle
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Bad romantic comedies with sappy characters aren't always without merit, since we cynics can at least use them to further our conviction that love isn't worth the trouble. But this bad romantic comedy is merely bad.

September 5, 2009 Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix
Boston Phoenix

Graceless star Tripplehorn -- who's called upon to execute a painful series of pratfalls in a high-tech restaurant -- is not a natural comedian, and overall the movie is awkward and leaden.

July 28, 2009 Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide
TV Guide's Movie Guide

The film's real irony is that Gwen and Nick are so annoying that they deserve each other.

May 20, 2003
Palo Alto Weekly

The end credits couldn't have come any sooner

September 20, 2002
Moviehole

This is a fluffy, delightful romantic comedy in the same vein as Sleepless in Seattle.

April 17, 2002 Full Review Source: Film Scouts
Film Scouts

The fatal flaw comes with the casting of the romantic leads, and for once the problem isn't that they don't belong together. You're just not likely to care one way or the other.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: rec.arts.movies.reviews
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It is so poorly executed that if you didn't know going in that these two were supposed to meet, you'd never figure out what the movie is about.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: SPLICEDWire
SPLICEDWire

Even if they never met, nothing about this movie would be different except the last two or three minutes. Not exactly a ringing example of great writing or involving direction.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco Examiner

pure plastic, flat and transparent. All involved were all too obviously aiming for another ``Sleepless In Seattle,'' but what they've produced is a cinematic siesta.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: rec.arts.movies.reviews
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A big waste of time.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Apollo Guide
Apollo Guide

Like most episodic tales, some episodes are better than others; but even the good ones aren't as fully developed as they might be.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

With dialog like this why did the producers go forward with this project? The movie needs a rewrite and a new director.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Internet Reviews
Internet Reviews

This film is as messy as its lead character Gwen's (Tripplehorn) personal life.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle
Austin Chronicle

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