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Josie and the Pussycats Reviews

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 24, 2010
Movie rates itself out of an ideal audience.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5

July 16, 2010
Ranks a 'one' next to Spinal Tap's '11'.
Mark Halverson
Sacramento News & Review
August 7, 2008
The sour notes are all in a dumbed-down script, canned-ham performances that soon wear thin.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Lisa Alspector
Chicago Reader
April 18, 2007
This self-styled self-reflexive comedy asks the question, just how stupid are teenagers?
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Joe Leydon
April 18, 2007
This is one sharp pussycat.
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Wally Hammond
Time Out
June 24, 2006
Aaaaah, what a classic!
May 1, 2004
Scratch this one off your must-see list.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Dan Jardine
March 11, 2004
Boasts a self-referential irreverence that gleefully attacks pop culture by using members of pop culture
Full Review | Original Score: 70/100
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
August 1, 2003
Alan Cumming (who's picked up where Richard E. Grant left off in Spice World) seems to be doing an impression of Stewie, the megalomaniacal baby on Family Guy.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Brian Mckay
March 19, 2003
Once again the nostalgia of our youth has been strip-mined for a Hollywood remake . . . At least this one doesn't have any CGI talking-dog monstrosities in it
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Harry Guerin
RTÉ (Ireland)
March 13, 2003
About as fresh and fun as week-old kitty litter.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online
February 8, 2003
The best praise I can offer is it could have been worse.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight
January 29, 2003
Not necessarily the best film, those who remember the original series and have an interest in pop culture humor should find something in Josie to enjoy.
| Original Score: 3/4
Chris Gore
Film Threat
December 8, 2002
In the end, the plot is revealed and everything is wrapped up just like an episode of Scooby Doo. But not after the bumbling Tara Reid tortures us with her ditziness.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
November 22, 2002
Josie and the Pussycats moves like one of its songs, fast, sexy, and fun.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Matthew Turner
October 30, 2002
Amusing comedy that transcends its all-too-obvious silliness thanks to a trio of sweet performances, some catchy songs and some spot-on gags at the expense of teen culture.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Jean Lowerison
San Diego Metropolitan
October 21, 2002
Send the teens to this one. See it yourself if you're in the mood for something that won't require much of you.
Margaret A. McGurk
Cincinnati Enquirer
October 15, 2002
The result is a frothy but irresistible movie that brims with bubbly spirit, wicked wit and punk-flavored pop tunes.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews
August 2, 2002
Josie and the Pussycats urges teenagers to be individuals instead of herd-like consumers. Ironically, in doing so, it contains more product placements than any movie I've ever seen.
Jeffrey Chen
Window to the Movies
July 12, 2002
Has good intentions, but unfortunately doesn't have what it takes to effectively carry them out.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
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