Blow Dry Reviews

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March 29, 2011
A large ensemble of talented British actors is wasted in this disappointing comedy by Simon Beaufoy, the scribe of the Full Monty.
January 2, 2007
The whole enterprise is awash in a combined farcical obviousness and drippy sentimentality to induce more audience groans than laughs.
December 6, 2005
July 18, 2003
In the end it may be nothing but hot air, but like a warming gust of conditioned wind after that cold morning shower, Blow Dry feels good (enough).
May 20, 2003
December 8, 2002
August 21, 2002
Shows a hairdresser and his wife learning how to be a family in a new way at the National Hair Championships.
June 28, 2002
I really don't know who the heck this is supposed to appeal to...
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March 19, 2002
August 19, 2001
The material just isn't up to par.
May 3, 2001
The half-hearted release mirrors the efforts put in by nearly everyone involved.
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April 16, 2001
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March 30, 2001
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March 9, 2001
The script by Simon Beaufoy of The Full Monty fame is far more soapy than bubbly as it concentrates on extended family entanglements and allows its comic potential to be bleached out by a ponderous mawkish streak.
March 9, 2001
Marred by mixing a supposedly touching and tragic family story with a half-blown, numbly campy send-up of the world of hair, Blow Dry just doesn't jibe.
March 9, 2001
Blow Dry seems both overplotted and underimagined.
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