Crush Reviews

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April 29, 2009
Not worthy of the theaters but worthy for the "Lifetime" crowd...
October 18, 2008
Crush is a half-comedy, half-weepie that doesn't really work, though Andie MacDowell is quite wonderful.
December 6, 2005
October 1, 2003
March 29, 2003
December 8, 2002
There are pleasures to be had early on in "Crush," but they get fewer and farther between.
November 7, 2002
British comedy about fortyish female friends is as well-crafted as it is predictable.
September 20, 2002
Where we might have had a cynical-yet-funny meditation on men, women and relationships, we're left with a string of interesting moments that don't work as a whole.
September 18, 2002
August 30, 2002
Hurrah! Gabby, obvious, adult angst-driven, sex-saturated American television has finally crossed the Atlantic and returned in irritating film form!
June 28, 2002
Charmless and sometimes downright ludicrous -- and at least a little insulting to women.
June 7, 2002
The dark and bittersweet twist feels strange as things turn nasty and tragic during the final third of the film. First-timer John McKay is never able to pull it back on course.
May 31, 2002
Anyway, for one reason or another, Crush turns into a dire drama partway through. After that, it just gets stupid and maudlin. Too bad, but thanks to some lovely comedic moments and several fine performances, it's not a total loss.
May 31, 2002
...the plot is so mechanical it squeaks.
April 28, 2002
McKay deflates his piece of puffery with a sour cliche and heavy doses of mean-spiritedness
April 26, 2002
You come away thinking not only that Kate isn't very bright, but that she hasn't been worth caring about and that maybe she, Janine and Molly -- an all-woman dysfunctional family -- deserve one another.
April 25, 2002
Anyone who suffers through this film deserves, at the very least, a big box of consolation candy.
April 24, 2002
As Crush progresses, much of the wit, charm and playfulness evidenced in the early scenes is gradually squeezed out of the movie.
April 22, 2002
McKay's film is, in its way, virulently sexist.
April 19, 2002
How fake is this story? At one point, Molly looks over at Kate and says, 'I can smell man on you.' Tell me, women. Would you ever say that to another woman?
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