Life or Something Like It - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Life or Something Like It Reviews

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 25, 2010
Old fashioned date movie for older teens.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
April 29, 2009
Pseudo-spiritual nonsense...
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
August 1, 2003
...mostly just dull and forgettable.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online
February 8, 2003
...Clearly displays the workmanlike instincts of its creative team, instincts which neither inspire greatness nor fail altogether.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
December 8, 2002
What begins as a somewhat predictable Hollywood romantic comedy, spirals into a tender, sweet love story and opens the door to life's deeper and more meaningful issues.
Andrew Manning
Radio Free Entertainment
December 5, 2002
The biggest revelation is that Angelina Jolie looks pretty hot when she's dolled up with big blonde hair.
Full Review | Original Score: 6.5/10
Alex Ramirez
Cinenganos
November 13, 2002
Una de esas que ver en video no daņa a nadie...
James Rocchi
Netflix
November 7, 2002
Angelina Jolie's romance/comedy/drama isn't terribly romantic, comedic or dramatic.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
October 15, 2002
Ms. Jolie tries her best to be sweet, brisk, and breezy, but the film's leaden pace and hackneyed plot won't allow her to be much more than a cardboard spectator...
| Original Score: 4/10
Scott Weinberg
DVD Clinic
October 15, 2002
Whoever said 'blondes have more fun' may have been right, but that doesn't mean we have to PAY to watch it happen in such trivial fashion.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Mark Palermo
The Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
August 23, 2002
The film carries itself with the same fake, contented evasiveness throughout.
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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
July 20, 2002
Life, though funny and sometimes charming, doesn't give Lanie a believable context in which to stop and smell the roses.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
Paul Salfen
Supercala.com
July 9, 2002
A predictable and contrived, yet somewhat enjoyable film that was spoiled by the preview.
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Eugene Novikov
Film Blather
July 3, 2002
Making a "feather-light" comedy isn't an excuse for making a bad movie.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
June 7, 2002
I wanted a great movie or something like that (and didn't quite get it). But if you're looking for a movie to watch on a rainy day when you want to skip work and stay home in bed with someone you love, it's not bad.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette
June 3, 2002
...(The film) asks Jolie to turn off the manic energy that has always been her calling card and to play a normal woman instead. You might as well try to cram a Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade balloon into a dollhouse.
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John Patterson
L.A. Weekly
June 1, 2002
Comes on like a romantic comedy with metaphysical pretensions, but somehow these opposing aspects manage to cancel each other out, leaving us with laugh-lite comedy and, well, metaphysical pretensions.
Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews
May 29, 2002
The film offered Jolie her first opportunity to star in a comedic role, and it proves she should stick to drama.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
Andrew Howe
eFilmCritic.com
May 21, 2002
While the finished product is not without merit it's difficult to erase the bitter taste of squandered opportunities.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
May 17, 2002
The only type of lives this glossy comedy-drama resembles are ones in formulaic mainstream movies.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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