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Ira and Abby Reviews

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October 5, 2007
While there are some delightful moments overall this is pretty familiar stuff, none of it really going in a direction we haven't seen both before and better.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
October 5, 2007
If Dharma and Greg went to therapy--a lot--you might end up with something like Robert Cary's appealing but uneven romantic comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
October 4, 2007
Westfeldt's screenplay and Cary's direction combine to make it the best Manhattan love story since When Harry Met Sally.
Full Review | Original Score: B
October 1, 2007
Writer and producer Westfeldt revisits the terrain of love and misunderstanding with the same breezy, romantic tone of Kissing Jessica Stein.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
September 28, 2007
Ira & Abby is a comedy of errors that makes very few along the way.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
September 22, 2007
Muddle-headed.
September 22, 2007
It is a pleasant enough way to while away 90 minutes, but lacks the consistency of the weight to make it more than a genial diversion.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 18, 2007
...Ira & Abby radiates a breathless charm, due in no small part to Ms. Westfeldt's sharp dialogue and engagingly unmannered performance.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 18, 2007
The nicest surprise of the week -- not just nice but amazing -- is a comedy called Ira and Abby.
September 17, 2007
Ira and Abby is far from being an unlikable movie. It has a charming lunacy about it, which allows for much enjoyment, or at least comfortable, familiar, routine easiness (like a marriage).
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 15, 2007
A romantic comedy about a kooky couple that sinks in a whirlpool of therapeutic clichés.
Full Review| Original Score: 1/5
September 15, 2007
A formidable crowd-pleaser.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 14, 2007
Neither Westfeldt's sunny charm nor the best efforts of a stellar supporting cast can haul her formulaic screenplay out of its tired shtick.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
September 14, 2007
Ira & Abby wants to explore the state of modern marriage, but finds the allure of romantic-comedy fantasies impossible to resist.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/4
September 14, 2007
A deeply funny follow-up to Kissing Jessica Stein from that film's co-writer and co-star Westfeldt.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 14, 2007
For every odd laugh it earns, also induces twice as many groans for obviousness and coincidence-fraught comic straining.
September 13, 2007
This round-robin of marital malaise has more integrity than one might expect from its meet-cute beginnings.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 11, 2007
Annie Hall called, and it wants its plot back.
September 9, 2007
Amidst its inquiry into the feasibility of monogamy, marriage, and true love, Ira & Abby raises a more pressing issue: Is this all there is to mainstream indie filmmaking?
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
July 14, 2007
Though Westfeldt has a winning way with a punch line and a perky screen presence that is very much in the Diane Keaton/Jenna Elfman mode, the picture ultimately feels like yesterday's brisket.
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