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The Love Letter Reviews

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March 22, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Filled with surprising bursts of wit and charm!
January 1, 2000
The Love Letter transports the recipe from Hollywood to New England and turns it into the kind of flavorful clambake that defines summer escapist entertainment.
January 1, 2000
Capshaw is cold and charmless!
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Where it should soar with humor or longing, it merely skips along -- a stream of surprising and somewhat forced revelations.
January 1, 2000
Bland dialogue and dull sitcom acting!
January 1, 2000
If only there were something sharp and pungent - besides Ellen DeGeneres' wisecracks - to keep you from drifting off.
January 1, 2000
A romantic comedy of much charm and wisdom!
January 1, 2000
A scattershot account of unexpected, confusing romantic love that spreads like a virus!
Read More | Original Score: 1/4
January 1, 2000
Although the movie's affection for its characters is refreshing, none of them stirs our passions.
January 1, 2000
A nice old-fashioned romance -- how refreshing.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
It wants to revel in rapture and grand illusions and timeless dreams, yet its vision of love is overly graphed out and willed.
Full Review | Original Score: C
January 1, 2000
In a no-role role, Mr. Selleck appears beefy and dull.
January 1, 2000
You're left wishing you'd never opened this letter.
January 1, 2000
The Force isn't with, nor is there much dramatic force behind The Love Letter!
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
A mild and likable enough romantic comedy.
January 1, 2000
An especially affecting love story!