Cookie's Fortune Reviews

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July 21, 2010
Most of what transpires is low-key, affectionate comedy and a fair amount of fun.
July 7, 2010
Cookie's Fortune is a wittily diagrammed portrait of a small town shaken to its roots by this deceptive calamity. The movie, though, never really becomes more than a diagram.
January 1, 2009
The deceptively modest Cookie's Fortune may or not be Robert Altman's best film in years, but it is certainly his most pleasurable.
February 9, 2006
What's so distinctively charming is the easygoing tone, which manages to turn black comedy into a strangely gentle, touching and delicate affair.
March 19, 2002
January 1, 2000
The sweet assurance and guerrilla wit of Robert Altman's vintage ensemble films makes a serenely captivating return.
August 10, 2011
This serio comedy about an eccentric Southern family is a minor work in Altman's oeuvre, but it's well acted and enjoyable.
July 21, 2010
Despite several silly twists near the end, the acting is quite charming.
July 21, 2010
This isn't great Altman but it's fun Altman.
July 21, 2010
Despite some lovely performances (though, sad to say, Patricia Neal's isn't one of them) and charming moments, this meandering ensemble piece and its Tennessee Williams-ish finale is oddly out of character.
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