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Blame It on the Bellboy Reviews

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Variety Staff
March 26, 2009
A lightweight ensemble comedy in which ingenious plotting is let down by weak dialog and stop-go direction that largely squanders the talent involved.
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Brian Case
Time Out
February 9, 2006
[A] leaden farce.
Douglas Pratt
December 3, 2004
An attempt at farce set in Venice and involving three people with similar sounding last names and an Italian bellboy
| Original Score: 2/5
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum
November 4, 2003
Can I instead Blame it on Mark Herman?
| Original Score: 0/5
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
May 20, 2003
There's more method than inspired madness to "Blame It on the Bellboy," but this scenic, fast-paced farce by a first-time British director is still effervescent fun.
Scott Weinberg
July 26, 2002
Blame it on the screenplay.
| Original Score: 1/5
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Hal Hinson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
"Blame It on the Bellboy" is a farce in the grand British tradition, set on the Grand Canal of Venice. And that, alas, is pretty much the sum total of what is grand about it.
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John F. Kelly
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Writer/director Mark Herman does a nice job of setting up the misadventure and then sitting back and letting it play itself out.
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle
January 1, 2000
It's lowbrow humor for the masses, and as such, it succeeds quite well.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Chris Hicks
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
Writer-director Mark Herman, with his first film, would like to deliver a throwback to the knockabout sex farces of old, but his touch is too heavy-handed and his jokes lack imagination.
Emanuel Levy
August 27, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Michael Szymanski
March 21, 2003
| Original Score: 1/5
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
January 30, 2003
| Original Score: 1/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
November 7, 2002
| Original Score: 0/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
September 23, 2002
| Original Score: 1/5

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