Message in a Bottle Reviews

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January 1, 2000
"Message in a Bottle" bids Costner a return to his more romantic roots, but since he's in mourning throughout most of the picture, he slips into portraying The Carpenter.
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It should have read, 'Memo to screenwriters: Use you brain!'
January 1, 2000
Next to this, the films of 'The Horse Whisperer' and 'The English Patient' could almost be mistaken for entries in the 'Die Hard' series.
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Have romantic dramas sunk so low that somebody would actually buy this bilge of goods?
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Perhaps the most disappointing thing about Message in a Bottle is that it really could have turned out to be something.
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Just a Degree or Two Shy of True North
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The climactic events are shameless, contrived, and wildly out of tune with the rest of the story. To saddle Costner, Penn and Newman with such goofy melodrama is like hiring Fred Astaire and strapping a tractor on his back.
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February 12, 1999
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