Sweet November Reviews

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February 5, 2018
Reeves gets the cloddishness right. In a regression from his good performance in The Gift, he keeps waving his arms like a cop directing traffic.
February 5, 2018
Any movie in which a dying person dons a rainbow-colored fright wig is in serious trouble. But if it also stars Keanu Reeves, well, welcome to the 10-worst list.
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April 5, 2002
July 16, 2001
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February 21, 2001
Extra-thick vanilla schmalted with just the right amount of raw sugar to summon the awwwws of high school girls.
February 20, 2001
Should have been called Cloying November.
February 20, 2001
Who on earth could resist Charlize Theron? Well, if she's imitating Sandy Dennis, it's not all that hard.
February 20, 2001
If Sweet November were a valentine, it would end up in the dead-letter office.
February 20, 2001
There's just too much fantasy here to swallow or take seriously.
February 20, 2001
O'Connor shamelessly lays on the schmaltz and cliches.
February 17, 2001
I kept waiting for [Reeves] to point out that, given the state of San Francisco real estate these days, it's hard to reconcile a life of endless surf-romping with a life of having a roof over one's head.
February 16, 2001
Beware all male viewers who enter here, you are in chick-movie hell.
February 16, 2001
It nearly qualifies as a guilty pleasure. But blame Keanu Reeves for ruining its chances for so- bad- it's- good status.
February 16, 2001
To quote Reeves when Theron tries to bolt suddenly from his car: 'Whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, whoa, WHOA!'
February 16, 2001
Sweet November is neither a masterpiece nor a remake of one, but its wistfulness is infectious, and its melancholy mood lingers for days.
February 16, 2001
Sweet November does neither of its leads any favors. But they fill their roles admirably, and then some.
February 16, 2001
As Bill and Ted might say, it's one bogus journey, dude.
February 16, 2001
Dumb enough to make The Wedding Planner seem like an Ingmar Bergman film.
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