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July 18, 2003
There are films that succeed in spite of themselves and there are films that remain well-meaning, slightly interesting failures. Lodged somewhere between these two related poles is The Big Tease, a slight, breezy comedy with carefree independent fi
Full Review | Original Score: C+
June 17, 2003
The Big Tease is about a flamboyant Scottish hairdresser who travels to Los Angeles to compete the World Freestyle Hairdressing Championship. Believe it or not, it's worse than it sounds.
Full Review| Original Score: 2/4
March 28, 2003
Some of the jokes are obvious and fall flat, but others work their sly charm on you.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Charming.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 1, 2000
Although it has its moments, The Big Tease doesn't fulfill its potential.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
Sloppy.
January 1, 2000
Does a lot of little stuff right.
January 1, 2000
The Big Tease isn't particularly sharp in its observation of L.A. style, or of salon mores, or of much else.
January 1, 2000
A shear delight!
January 1, 2000
A sampling of previous crowd-pleasers.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
January 1, 2000
A sub-sitcom stretched to an interminable 85 minutes.
January 1, 2000
Likely to vanish from theaters in a blink.
January 1, 2000
Crawford is engaging as what he calls 'Rocky in Curlers,' though he wears out his welcome by the end.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
A big, fabulous tease-and nothing more.
January 1, 2000
The Big Tease aims to do nothing but please, and it accomplishes its modest aim with charm and intelligence.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Little more than a tiresome, transplanted, sports underdog plot, complete with a showdown finale (exaggerated, six-foot-tall hair-chitecture) and cornball cameos.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
The Big Tease perfectly captures and lampoons the essence of Hollywood.
January 1, 2000
Just plain, good, clean fun; the tease climaxes in a ridiculous display of hair presentation.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
Awfully predictable and weightless.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
January 1, 2000
Ferguson proves an extremely likable presence who ably carries the picture.
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