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Big Eden Reviews

March 19, 2002
Too concerned with being quirky and endearing and soon runs out of local charm.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
January 6, 2002
Other than this gay-friendly gimmick, Bezucha's plot is as hoary as they come.
November 16, 2001
Echoes the mellow sensibilities of the TV series Northern Exposure.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
October 18, 2001
Gross doesn't have the spark of a star, and most everyone else seems to hail straight from central casting.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
September 28, 2001
It is annoyingly preposterous, corny where it could be comedic, sappy where it could be uplifting.
August 31, 2001
A story about characters who are so extremely closeted that their deepest feelings often remain a secret even to the audience.
July 13, 2001
Bezucha demonstrates a strange genius for dragging out the inevitable.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/5
July 13, 2001
Genuinely funny and moving, without a single cloying moment.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
July 13, 2001
In its gentle, heartwarming, decidedly unrealistic way, it's a refreshing alternative to hipper-than-thou moviemaking.
July 10, 2001
There's something vaguely irresponsible about the movie's na´vetÚ.
June 21, 2001
In his first time out as a writer-director, Mr. Bezucha, formerly in charge of creative design for Polo/Ralph Lauren and Coach, drags his feet, pops corn and sometimes stumbles.
June 14, 2001
Yet, for all the film's slow spots, it's impossible not to be moved by Henry and Pike's blossoming romance, thanks especially to Gross and Schweig's charming lead performances.
June 14, 2001
The dialogue crackles happily and the performances charm.
June 8, 2001
It's a sweet movie.
June 8, 2001
When you lay it on too thick, the audience is distracted by implausibility rather than identifying with the characters.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
June 7, 2001
Bezucha has drained the movie not only of bigotry but also of dramatic conflict.
June 4, 2001
It's got solid performances by a strong cast.
June 1, 2001
A big, warm embrace of a picture.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 1, 2001
An accomplished heart-tugger, a serious romantic comedy that tackles two dilemmas with honesty and compassion.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5