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Josie and the Pussycats Reviews

April 18, 2007
This self-styled self-reflexive comedy asks the question, just how stupid are teenagers?
April 18, 2007
This is one sharp pussycat.
June 24, 2006
Aaaaah, what a classic!
March 19, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
April 18, 2001
Their cool-to-be-cruel stance is too hip for the room and a likely turnoff for preteen girls who don't like fluff balls laced with bile.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
April 16, 2001
When on work release from the Von Trier festival, I like such cheap thrills.
April 13, 2001
The concept is so hypocritical, it's like Britney Spears calling Christina Aguilera underdressed and overexposed.
April 13, 2001
It's amazing that writer-directors Deborah Kaplan and Harry Elfont sustain this in-jokey screwball punk musical satire as long as they do.
April 13, 2001
It's a prefabrication railing at prefabrication.
April 12, 2001
Nothing more than a cutesy movie strapped with a bad and obvious idea: marketing gone amok.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
April 12, 2001
I've seen NBA games where the advertising was more discreet.
April 12, 2001
Give it this much: The movie's got bounce.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
April 11, 2001
If this live-action adaptation of pop-cultural piffle isn't proof of moviedom's creative poverty, nothing is.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/5
April 11, 2001
It's okay as far as it goes.
April 11, 2001
It's hard not to wonder if the real point of the joke -- that kids are controlled by corporations -- wasn't just to create a 95-minute marketing vehicle.
April 11, 2001
You feel the movie getting bogged down under its thesis, which is a half-baked conspiracy theory to begin with.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
April 11, 2001
What saves Josie and the Pussycats from its predictable, sour plot (and its dark, ugly visuals) is its playful spirit.
April 11, 2001
Juicy, fruity, cunningly subversive.
April 11, 2001
Gruelingly self-referential, substituting sarcasm for irony.
Read More | Original Score: 0.5/5
April 11, 2001
More fun than you'd expect.
April 11, 2001
A cautionary, almost sci-fi stab at how hollow our consumerist society can become.
April 11, 2001
Has substance to match its sparkle, sassiness and, yes, volleys of girlish squealing.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
April 11, 2001
Josie and the Pussycats are not dumber than the Spice Girls, but they're as dumb as the Spice Girls, which is dumb enough.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/4
April 11, 2001
Mindless glitz-o-ramas don't get any snazzier.
April 11, 2001
Girl-pop fans might find themselves drawn to their local record store in search of the soundtrack, no subliminal messages needed.
April 11, 2001
Gets a lot of mileage out of its spirited performers and their peppy music.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
April 10, 2001
If its ragtag heroines are as wholesome as ice-cream cones and as skimpily dressed as Hooters servers, at least they are not conformist mallrats.
April 10, 2001
Dippy, funny, and fast-paced enough to be a guilty pleasure.
April 10, 2001
Makes high fun out of lowball entertainment.
April 10, 2001
There have been too many movies trading on old TV shows for another one to inspire anything but weariness.
April 10, 2001
What we have here are three boring actresses playing three boring characters in one boring movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
April 9, 2001
Admittedly has its moments of pop culture-skewering pleasure.