Love Actually Reviews

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November 5, 2019
Now, though, Curtis, England's most successful comic screenwriter, has shown that when it comes to Hollywood pap, the English can teach Hollywood a treacly trick or two.
November 5, 2019
This plum pudding of a romantic comedy is rich with delicious moments.
November 5, 2019
Love Actually isn't in love with anyone except itself: it's like watching a practised lounge lizard go through his repertoire.
November 5, 2019
Forget about stiff upper lips. Though very British, this irresistible ensemble comedy will easily coax full-sized grins of enjoyment from viewers.
November 5, 2019
If you feel yourself glowing after Love Actually, you might be suffering from sugar shock.
November 5, 2019
Out of the cacophony of other, newly minted love affairs that promise eternal love forever and ever, theirs stand out like a winter fern among hothouse roses, adding a much-needed zest to the bouquet.
November 5, 2019
Love Actually provides enough happy endings to make the audience forget that romance and Christmas miracles don't always work out.
November 5, 2019
The tagline for Love Actually is "The Ultimate Romantic Comedy." Perhaps. But not in the sense the producers intended.
November 5, 2019
[T]here's more authentic sentiment in a Hallmark card than in the entire movie.
November 5, 2019
It is not only the best romantic comedy in quite a long time, it is every romantic comedy in quite a long time, baked into a melange and made gargantuan. I left smiling like a huge imbecile.
November 5, 2019
A polished, fluid production with impeccable technical credits and a winning soundtrack, Love Actually is the very definition of entertainment and is guaranteed to bring joy to the world this Christmas.
November 5, 2019
As far as frothy, feelgood stuff goes, Love Actually works on most levels.
November 5, 2019
[E]ven the best eggnogs can turn sour, and the mistaken addition of paprika in place of nutmeg can transform what should be a treat into something see.
November 5, 2019
There is enough love to go around, but I am not sure this movie does a good job of spreading it.
November 5, 2019
Sit back, and gawp at Ideal Britain. Revel in the tipsy plot. And enjoy a film full of adult whimsy and adolescent whingeing.
November 5, 2019
A trim here, a tuck there, a couple of extraneous characters being shown the cutting-room floor and "Love Actually" might actually have emerged as a genuine, warmhearted holiday classic.
November 5, 2019
That could have been a fascinating theme, but Mr. Curtis's film has no attitude about it other than blind approval.
November 5, 2019
The resulting film really is disheartening. [Full Review in Spanish]
November 5, 2019
Some of the stories this film tells really hook you in. [Full Review in Spanish]
December 7, 2018
Does get very, very mushy at times, but the overall excellence of a stellar ensemble (Liam Neeson, Emma Thompson and Laura Linney) more than compensates.
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