California Suite Reviews

August 5, 2019
California Suite is the third script by Neil Simon that Herbert Ross shoots, and it's also his worst. [Full Review in Spanish]
September 28, 2015
The desperation of the director, Herbert Ross, is embarrassingly obvious in the Crazy Gang antics of this foursome.
October 3, 2007
Less than successful, veering from poignant emotionalism to broad slapstick in sudden shifts.
October 3, 2007
Means middle-class angst covered with a thin veneer of snappy one-liners and presented in the most anonymous directorial style imaginable.
December 24, 2005
For one of the acts in Neil Simon's stale anthology, Maggie Smith won a Supporting Oscar for playing a hard-drinking actress who complains to her bisexual husband (Michael Caine) that "Acting doesn't win Oscars. What I need is a dying father."
September 21, 2005
September 16, 2005
Dire: good actors playing the worst versions of one-dimensional Neil Simon joke machines.
July 8, 2004
Offensive, stupid, and embarrassing.
August 22, 2003
January 15, 2002