Mambo Italiano Reviews

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September 8, 2020
With an entire cast of characters who are not the most likable, and romances that are far from believable, this movie leaves much to be desired.
January 23, 2019
The comic possibilities of Mambo Italiano are mind-boggling. The reality is less so.
June 15, 2004
February 2, 2004
November 14, 2003
Seems set on making fun of Italians in the most heavy-handed manner possible.
November 13, 2003
The problem with screenwriter and director mile Gaudreault's effort is that he turns his Canadian-Italian family into a cartoon.
November 13, 2003
The film has a few laughs, but none of the sweetness of My Big Fat Greek Wedding.
November 11, 2003
Where are the GoodFellas when we really need them?
November 7, 2003
Mama treats her son like a baby, even though he's almost 30! Angelo's family is gossipy! Straights don't understand gay culture! Da-DUM. Sheesh.
November 6, 2003
There are some startlingly powerful scenes as characters grapple with expectations and feelings for each other. But the film is annoying in its cheap attempts to get a laugh.
November 6, 2003
On the plus side, just about every scene in the film features some really eye-catching print wallpaper. I think it's important to end a review on a positive note, don't you?
October 24, 2003
The script is inane, and though Ferri has some funny moments, the acting is annoying or hopelessly bland.
October 22, 2003
A half-hour sitcom stretched into an unfathomable 90 minutes of played-out ethnic caricatures that should land the entire cast a lifelong ban from Italian pride parades.
October 20, 2003
It's awful.
October 17, 2003
The movie's vision of Italian life isn't that far away from that of an Olive Garden commercial.
October 17, 2003
October 17, 2003
There are laughs in the movie, and a lot of good feeling, but it seems more interested in its Italian stereotypes than its gay insights, and it must be said there is absolutely no feeling that Angelo and Nino are really lovers.
October 17, 2003
Gaudreault serves only appetizers and dessert without the meatballs and pasta
October 16, 2003
It's like watching a spaghetti-sauce commercial stretched out to feature-film length.
October 14, 2003
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