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Waitress Reviews

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Stephen Himes
Film Snobs

Completely inauthentic in every detail--the cinematic equivalent of an apple pie from Perkins.

Full Review Source: Film Snobs | Original Score: 2/10

December 11, 2007
Anton Bitel

no amount of quality service can cover up a slice of life that has been so overbaked.

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August 10, 2007
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

A celebration of cheating on your spouse.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/4

May 11, 2007
Matt Pais

The ending is a bigger cheat than a diner charging for coffee refills.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2/4

May 10, 2007
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

full of whiney characters that eventually make the right decisions only after an unprecedented amount of hand-wringing

Full Review Source: 7M Pictures | Original Score: 2/5

August 17, 2008
Camerin Courtney
Christianity Today

A light and airy confection, only a bit too sweet and with a few ingredients missing.

Full Review Source: Christianity Today | Original Score: 2/4

May 11, 2007
John Thomason
Orlando Weekly

In the pantheon of forced quirk, no American indie tried as hard to be different as Garden State, but Waitress is surely in the same ballpark.

Full Review Source: Orlando Weekly | Original Score: 2.5/5

May 24, 2007
Tony Medley

...just another in a growing list of recent films where all the women are wonderful, understanding, and long-suffering while the men are louts.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/10

June 11, 2007
Cliff Doerksen
Time Out Chicago

Essentially a king-size serving of sitcom

| Original Score: 1/5

November 17, 2011
Marcy Dermansky

Shelly's death makes me want to treat this movie with kid gloves, to root for it, turn it into something more than it is.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2.5/5

May 1, 2007
Mike Sage
Peterborough This Week

we're left with a moral message that it's OK to cheat on your partner as long as they're boring, brainless or vegetative

Full Review Source: Peterborough This Week | Original Score: 2.5/5

June 4, 2007
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

Comedy and tragedy exist side-by-side in this drab little film, suggesting an SNL alum's reinterpretation of the TV show Alice.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 2/4

April 20, 2007
Josh Larsen
Sun Publications (Chicago, IL)

Somewhere between the forced Southern quirkiness and the icky obstetrician-patient romance, this touches on something interesting about a woman's misgivings during pregnancy.

Full Review Source: Sun Publications (Chicago, IL) | Original Score: 2/4

May 11, 2007
David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture
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An overstuffed, overcooked pie -- too ungainly to eat all of, too generous to pass up, too heartbreaking to contemplate for long.

Full Review Source: New York Magazine/Vulture

April 30, 2007
David Fear
Time Out New York
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As a fable of female empowerment, it seriously lacks flavor.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 2/6

May 5, 2007
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

Boasts a distinctive style and tone, but the style is arch and quaint, and the tone too insistently quirky.

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

May 8, 2007
David Fear
Time Out
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Shelly's film (regrettably her last) may be a fine folly for foodies. But as a fable of female empowerment, it seriously lacks flavor.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 2/6

June 23, 2007
Christopher Tookey
Daily Mail [UK]

Waitress isn't perfect, but it has sincerity and warmth, and feels like a labour of love - which is more than can be said of any other movie this week.

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

August 10, 2007
Peter Bradshaw

You've heard of My Big Fat Greek Wedding. This is My Big Thin White Abusive Marriage.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 1/5

August 10, 2007
Jason Zingale

It runs a little longer than it needs to, but the final product is just like one of Jenna's pies: light, sweet and with the smallest hint of tartness.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3.5/5

November 17, 2007
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