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Venus Beauty Institute Reviews

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Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

While almost aggressively French in tone and style, nonetheless an affecting, if fragile and flawed, meditation on the realities of romance and aging.

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

December 6, 2005
Brandon Judell
Detour Magazine

Tonie Marshall's captured the tender yearnings, wistful aches, and the sticky confrontation of aging far better than even Estee Lauder could.

Full Review

June 3, 2003
Oz
eFilmCritic.com

It's not as if Baye's not great at displaying relationship disfunctionality, it's just that you can only thump the pillow so many times before it gets old.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 3.5/5

May 15, 2003
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Director Tonie Marshall turns in a lightweight, enjoyable film where love wins out over all.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: 3/4

May 2, 2003
Ryan Cracknell
Apollo Guide

My biggest problem with Venus Beauty Institute is the mixed messages that it sends.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 61/100

April 29, 2003
Elias Savada
Nitrate Online

The French have just the right bring-me-down if you can't bear to drown yourself in a bowl of eggnog.

Full Review Source: Nitrate Online | Original Score: 2/4

February 7, 2001
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

Although pleasant enough, the movie, with its most memorable parts being its color scheme and sound effects, is not something worth recommending.

Full Review Source: Internet Reviews | Original Score: 6/10

January 31, 2001
Bruce Feld
Film Journal International

Director Tonie Marshall's script is consistently absorbing, with a remarkable way of balancing wry and perceptive observations with the mundane.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

January 1, 2000
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The one thing this film has going for it, is Nathalie Baye in the starring role.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: C

January 1, 2000
Mark Halverson
Sacramento News & Review

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

August 7, 2008
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

| Original Score: 4/5

June 27, 2006
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: 2/5

July 19, 2005
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: C+

April 9, 2005
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire

| Original Score: 3/5

December 11, 2003
Kimberley Jones
Austin Chronicle

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 2/5

March 10, 2003
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

| Original Score: 3/5

February 14, 2003
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 3/4

February 7, 2001
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 4.5/5

February 7, 2001
Gary Mairs
culturevulture.net

Full Review Source: culturevulture.net | Original Score: 7/10

February 1, 2001

Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B-

October 12, 2000
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