Bend It like Beckham Reviews

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October 9, 2003
Bend It Like Beckham is a joyous feature that works very well in the home entertainment format.
October 2, 2003
'Es una cinta para sentirse bien, divertirse, pasar un buen rato y salir con una honesta sonrisa en la boca, dejando los problemas a un lado por un buen rato'
October 1, 2003
September 25, 2003
A 'feel good movie' of the very best kind.
September 10, 2003
It's a warm fun movie with a good sense of humor.
September 6, 2003
Chadha makes a film with something in short supply in American teen-targeted films: class.
September 5, 2003
All that fancy footwork, wow! And a mature story that manages to rise above the typical teen fare. And Freddy Prinze, Jr. isn't anywhere to be found.
August 27, 2003
Coasts on its similitude to John Badham's magnificent Saturday Night Fever
August 22, 2003
If you wanna be my lover, you gotta get with my friends, make it last forever, friendship never ends. If you wanna be my lover, you have got to give, taking is too easy, but that's the way it is.
August 8, 2003
As Spencer Tracy once said of Katharine Hepburn, there's not much meat there, but what's there is choice.
August 5, 2003
Jim Rome might say that this soccer movie lacks passion and creativity. Billy Elliot is much better.
August 5, 2003
It's simply a nice story, affectionately told, and worthy of the 'feel-good' label.
July 28, 2003
You know where it's coming from and you know where it's going to end up, but it doesn't feel like it's short-changed you.
June 22, 2003
You'll get a real kick out of this coming-of-age soccer movie.
June 19, 2003
This sports dramatic comedy about culture, gender, parents and growing up just might prove to be one of the year's best and it easily rekindles my waning enthusiasm about making trips to the multiplex.
June 12, 2003
Why does there seem to always be a popular fluff film out there? Because enough people out there are looking for just that, a fun film smothered in sweetness.
June 4, 2003
. . .director Chadha has chosen to mix the lyricism of life with the pain of reality. Yet combined, she has given us a myriad of vibrant colors and personalities. . .
May 28, 2003
Beckham is so earnestly yearning it packs an emotional impact far greater than the sum of its parts.
May 25, 2003
Formulaic though it is, the movie often works.
May 16, 2003
Bend It Like Beckham is funny at times, but not funny enough. It has moments of warmth, but none that really made me feel all warm inside.
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