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Just a Kiss Reviews

Ken Eisner
Variety
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March 27, 2009
Susan Stark
Detroit News
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Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: 1/4

January 31, 2003
Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
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What a mess.

| Original Score: 1.5/4

November 14, 2002
Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News
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Winds up feeling like lots of other quirky movies that try to score hipness points with young adults.

| Original Score: C-

October 26, 2002
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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We have poignancy jostling against farce, thoughtful dialogue elbowed aside by one-liners, and a visual style that incorporates rotoscope animation for no apparent reason except, maybe, that it looks neat.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 1/4

October 18, 2002
Tom Sime
Dallas Morning News
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Overembellished to distraction.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: C

October 17, 2002
Robert K. Elder
Chicago Tribune
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For the most part Stevens glides through on some solid performances and witty dialogue.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3/4

October 17, 2002

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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October 11, 2002

Arizona Republic
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October 11, 2002
Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel
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Just a Kiss wants desperately to come off as a fanciful film about the typical problems of average people. But it is set in a world that is very, very far from the one most of us inhabit.

| Original Score: 2/5

October 10, 2002

Washington Post
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Clumsily written and numbly performed comedy of yammers.

October 4, 2002

Washington Post
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When the film isn't uncomfortably contrived it's just downright offensive.

October 4, 2002
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
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A series of escapades demonstrating the adage that what is good for the goose is also good for the gander, some of which occasionally amuses but none of which amounts to much of a story.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 2/5

October 4, 2002
Carla Meyer
San Francisco Chronicle
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Aggressively unfunny, with jokes about suicide attempts and fatal airplane crashes.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 1/4

October 4, 2002
Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald
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None of these characters resembles anyone you've ever met in real life, unless you happen to know annoyingly self-involved people who speak in glib sentences that could have only come from the pen of a screenwriter.

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 1/4

October 4, 2002
Eric Harrison
Houston Chronicle
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Talkiness isn't necessarily bad, but the dialogue frequently misses the mark.

Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle | Original Score: C

October 4, 2002
Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press
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This one makes Friends look like high art.

Full Review Source: Detroit Free Press | Original Score: 1/4

October 4, 2002
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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It's coherent, well shot, and tartly acted, but it wears you down like a dinner guest showing off his doctorate.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 1.5/4

October 4, 2002
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
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A small independent film suffering from a severe case of Hollywood-itis.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 1.5/4

October 4, 2002
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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This is one pretentious mess.

Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper

September 30, 2002
John Anderson
Newsday
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You're too conscious of the effort it takes to be this spontaneous.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 2/4

September 27, 2002
Megan Turner
New York Post
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Stevens has a keen sense of the absurd, but the whole thing is too forced.

| Original Score: 2/4

September 27, 2002
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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What elevates the movie above the run-of-the-mill singles blender is its surreal sense of humor and technological finish.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3/5

September 26, 2002
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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It's a film that resorts to playing glib games with structure to disguise the fact that it can't manage to put together a manageable or fulfilling plot.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 2/5

September 26, 2002
Chuck Wilson
L.A. Weekly
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The accomplished ensemble meshes nicely, but the actors all look pale and exhausted, an effect that may be a byproduct of the film's photography, which is terrible.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

September 26, 2002
David Hunter
Hollywood Reporter
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Stevens' vibrant creative instincts are the difference between this and countless other flicks about guys and dolls.

September 26, 2002
Laura Sinagra
Village Voice
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A convoluted writing exercise gone horribly wrong.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

September 24, 2002
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