And Now Ladies & Gentlemen Reviews

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August 7, 2008
January 15, 2008
According to common usage, the French word stupide comes closer to silly than to dumb, which is how I might rationalize my affection for this harebrained, obvious, but euphoric tale.
January 2, 2005
Lelouch isn't interested in anything so pedestrian as plausible narrative.... some people want to fill the world with silly love songs.
November 11, 2004
Lelouch's wink at the viewer, his gentle undermining of the illusion of the dramatic unity of time and place, playfully tweaks the film's fundamental project of connection.
December 31, 2003
Lelouch ... assuring he doesn't fully lose his audience by the convolutions of the mind, still actively takes part in putting up a fog screen as to avoid total comprehension.
October 24, 2003
This is like a collection of the best moments from Claude Lelouch's filmography -- with bits and pieces joyously borrowed from his films from the 1970s and '80s, when he was at his most prolific and ingenious.
September 18, 2003
The most sophisticated love story since In the Mood for Love, The House of Mirth and The English Patient.
August 29, 2003
You'll either like this soaringly daft confection, even as it aggravates you with its self-absorption, or you won't. I did.
August 28, 2003
Few, if any, other actors could match Irons' stiff-lipped exterior sealing an internal combustion engine of mischief and passion.
August 28, 2003
May not be entirely successful, but there are worse ways to spend an afternoon.
August 24, 2003
It's two-plus hours of trinkets and baubles and clever repartée beneath a perfect summer sun and beside the whitewashed walls of Fez.
August 22, 2003
A beautifully crafted meditation on memory, fate, coincidence and yearning.
August 22, 2003
Jeremy Irons and Patricia Kaas sizzle with undeniable chemistry, conveying a deep, almost everlasting sense of vulnerability.
August 22, 2003
It's silly the way hope, optimism and love are silly: silly and rather wonderful.
August 22, 2003
It's at least as enjoyable as it is absurd, like wasting time and money at some place you know you can't afford.
August 21, 2003
Charming, glamorous, emotionally suggestive but slight.
August 13, 2003
If "And Now, Ladies and Gentlemen" were more judicially constructed and less busy with its many stories it could have been a better film.
August 11, 2003
Ladies and gentlemen, Claude Lelouch gives you a love story. Or, should that be a double love story? Or, a disease of the month story? Or, the fitful adventures of a master thief? Or, the twisted dreams of a ravishing lounge singer? In that
August 8, 2003
Francophiles and lovers of schmaltzy piano jazz will get a kick out of this stylish love story.
August 8, 2003
Makes good use of the fallibility of memory.
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