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Love's Labour's Lost Reviews

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January 1, 2011
A noble experiment that didn't quite work out.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
It's so escapist it escapes even from itself.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 3, 2001
Musicals like this are the reason we don't see more musicals.
Read More | Original Score: 55/100
June 6, 2003
Devices meant to keep Shakespeare user-friendly instead reduce the story to a jumble.
Full Review| Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
It's all light and frothy and harmless, but, for some, cotton candy won't substitute for the denser, more dangerous joys of chocolate fudge.
January 1, 2000
Each player ends up performing in a different play.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
January 1, 2000
A double travesty -- a triple one, actually, if you consider the quality of the singing and dancing.
January 1, 2000
Little makes much of an impression.
January 1, 2000
Love's Labour's Lost is a stink bomb of a movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
January 1, 2000
Love's Labour's Lost hops, bumps and skids along the ground like the flightless creature that it is.
February 28, 2002
Might have worked a little better on stage, and with a few different actors.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
January 1, 2000
What we're left with are a few transcendent moments sprinkled throughout a sluggish two hours.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Yes, sadly, some of Love's Labour's Lost is laboured, indeed.
January 1, 2000
The goofy side characters are the most unfortunate segment on screen.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
January 1, 2000
A film of ingenious concepts put into practice with disappointing clumsiness.
| Original Score: 6/10
January 1, 2000
Everybody in Love's Labour's Lost tries so hard to please, they frequently lose track of the matter at hand, to say nothing of the dialogue.
January 1, 2000
Though the tunes of Gershwin, Porter, Kern and Berlin on display here are great too, their mere presence can't overcome the problems of adaptation, casting and direction that mar the picture.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
January 1, 2000
I'm all for people attempting to make Shakespeare more accessible to the masses, but I draw the line at Love's Labour's Lost.
| Original Score: 3/10
January 1, 2000
Love's Labour's Lost falls into the category of an ingenious experiment gone horrible wrong.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
Most of the movie is just plain weird and uncomfortable to watch.
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