God Is Great and I'm Not Reviews

April 30, 2004
It's barely got enough material for a 24-minute episode of Friends, let alone enough juice to solve the mysteries of the universe.
July 10, 2003
You could watch a heroine barrel into a messy romance all day, provided that she's a lot less dopey than this, but few of Michele's foibles make us sympathize with her.
May 16, 2003
I was trying to decide what annoyed me most about God is Great... I'm Not, and then I realized that I just didn't care.
March 21, 2003
The plot grows thin soon, and you find yourself praying for a quick resolution.
March 6, 2003
An incredibly irritating comedy about thoroughly vacuous people...manages to embody the worst excesses of nouvelle vague without any of its sense of fun or energy.
February 21, 2003
God is great, the movie's not.
February 20, 2003
Although God Is Great addresses interesting matters of identity and heritage, it's hard to shake the feeling that it was intended to be a different kind of film.
February 2, 2003
You can practically smell the patchouli oil.
January 30, 2003
This off-putting French romantic comedy is sure to test severely the indulgence of fans of Amélie.
December 20, 2002
Too infuriatingly quirky and taken with its own style.
November 14, 2002
We never truly come to care about the main characters and whether or not they'll wind up together, and Michele's spiritual quest is neither amusing nor dramatic enough to sustain interest.
November 8, 2002
Michele is a such a brainless flibbertigibbet that it's hard to take her spiritual quest at all seriously.
November 8, 2002
A movie in which two not very absorbing characters are engaged in a romance you can't wait to see end.
November 8, 2002
Simplistic fluff-ball of whimsy.
November 7, 2002
How much you are moved by the emotional tumult of [François and Michèle's] relationship depends a lot on how interesting and likable you find them.
November 5, 2002
Pascale Bailly's rom-com provides Amélie's Audrey Tautou with another fabuleux destin -- i.e., a banal spiritual quest.
October 26, 2002
Just too silly and sophomoric to ensnare its target audience.
July 21, 2002
displays the potential for a better movie than what Bailly manages to deliver