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The Big Tease Reviews

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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James Berardinelli
January 1, 2000
Although it has its moments, The Big Tease doesn't fulfill its potential.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
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
Rob Blackwelder
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
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Mike Clark
USA Today
January 1, 2000
Likely to vanish from theaters in a blink.
Ryan Cracknell
Apollo Guide
July 24, 2001
| Original Score: 57/100
Eric Monder
Film Journal International
January 1, 2000
A big, fabulous tease-and nothing more.
Harvey S. Karten
January 1, 2000
Awfully predictable and weightless.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
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Daniel Mangin
January 1, 2000
Cathy Thompson-Georges
Boxoffice Magazine
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.
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Amy Taubin
Village Voice
January 1, 2000
A sub-sitcom stretched to an interminable 85 minutes.
Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette
January 1, 2000
The acting is what you would expect for a cheap indie.
| Original Score: 6/10
Dave White
January 1, 2000
This film aims low and hits its mark.
Glenn Whipp
Los Angeles Daily News
January 1, 2000
A busy exercise in fashion that simply cannot hide the bald spots in its storytelling.
Paula Nechak
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
April 3, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: C
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Jay Carr
Boston Globe
June 18, 2002
| Original Score: 2/4
Emanuel Levy
September 12, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
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
Brent Simon
Entertainment Today
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+
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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