How to Make an American Quilt Reviews

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August 2, 2016
It has its effective moments but it tends to indicate emotions more than deliver them, and is finally more conventional and unadventurous than its elements would lead you to believe.
August 2, 2016
Some of the episodic tales work better than others, but all are interesting and there are splendid characterisations from both young and more senior members of the cast.
August 2, 2016
Even rough, tough boys will be seduced by this immensely likeable film.
August 2, 2016
Contrived? Sure. Predictable? Mostly. Soapy? You bet. But with a cast like this, who cares?
December 18, 2010
Rollicking, soap-like tale of women's love lives.
March 27, 2009
Dramatically, more ultimately proves less, and the jumble feels like it should have been torn apart and rethreaded with stronger material.
June 24, 2006
Ryder, as gamine as ever, delivers her most credible performance to date, while the luminous Simmons and imposing Angelou infuse the film with grace and understated charm.
October 7, 2005
April 27, 2005
winona spoils the lovely vignettes
January 8, 2005
The stories are uninvolving, often too brief, and they quickly grow tiresome and repetitive.
November 4, 2004
February 26, 2004
February 8, 2004
September 5, 2003
May 20, 2003
May 20, 2003
This exceptional film takes the makings of a limp "women's weeper" and as if by magic, spins them into gold.
March 27, 2003
March 4, 2003
Also known as, 'How to Make an American Critic Doze Off."
August 28, 2002
Commends the value of women sharing their stories and secrets across generational lines.
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