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American Adobo Reviews

October 3, 2002
Guillen rarely gets beneath the surface of things. She lists ingredients, but never mixes and stirs.
May 3, 2002
American Adobo is entertaining and it's filled with fine performances from the ensemble cast.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
April 12, 2002
The script by Vincent R. Nebrida ... tries to cram too many ingredients into one small pot.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
March 22, 2002
Mushes the college-friends genre (The Big Chill) together with the contrivances and overwrought emotion of soap operas.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/4
February 6, 2002
A big meal of cliches that the talented cast generally chokes on.
February 1, 2002
Stiff and schmaltzy and clumsily directed.
February 1, 2002
An intimate, good-humored ethnic comedy like numerous others but cuts deeper than expected.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 25, 2002
Really is a pan-American movie, with moments of genuine insight into the urban heart.
January 25, 2002
Marinated in clichés and mawkish dialogue.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/4
January 24, 2002
When not wallowing in its characters' frustrations, the movie is busy contriving false, sitcom-worthy solutions to their problems.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/5
January 22, 2002
In Adobo, ethnicity is not just the spice, but at the heart of more universal concerns.