The Muse Reviews

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 28, 2010
Satire, Hollywood in-jokes won't appeal to kids.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com
August 25, 2008
Brooks' gentle satire of Hollywood.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5

Film Threat
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5

Film Threat
December 8, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
February 28, 2002
Squeezes out plenty of laughs at the expense of the Hollywood film community.
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle
March 21, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
January 1, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Susan Granger
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette
January 1, 2000
The movie's big accomplishment turns out to be giving Stone an opportunity to display her previously unseen lighter side, a challenge the actress eagerly accepts.
Eugene Novikov
Film Blather
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Mark R. Leeper
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: low +1 out of -4..+4
Gary Mairs
culturevulture.net
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Top Critic
Janet Maslin
New York Times
January 1, 2000
One of Brooks' most broadly entertaining films.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Smart, funny -- and edgy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Top Critic
Peter Brunette
Film.com
January 1, 2000
It's imaginative enough to provide a reliable, pleasurable stream of chuckles and midsized laughs.
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
January 1, 2000
Albert Brooks pulls off a deft satire of Hollywood that benefits greatly from the clever casting of Sharon Stone.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
January 1, 2000
A knockout satire!
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Top Critic
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
The list of great moments is virtually endless!
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Harvey S. Karten
Compuserve
January 1, 2000
There's enough good fun in this yarn to make us believe that the highly talented Brooks has spent most of his creative time in the presence of his muse.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10

Sight and Sound
June 18, 2012
Top Critic
Andrew Sarris
New York Observer
April 27, 2007
Top Critic
Derek Adams
Time Out
June 24, 2006
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
April 9, 2005
Mike Higgins
Sight and Sound
December 2, 2002

Deseret News, Salt Lake City
November 30, 2002
Top Critic
Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune
November 6, 2002
Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal
September 10, 2002

Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002

Boston Phoenix
March 24, 2002

Movieline
January 9, 2002

Empire Magazine
January 1, 2000

Empire Magazine
January 1, 2000

E! Online
January 1, 2000
Stuart Klawans
The Nation
January 1, 2000
Louis B. Hobson
Jam! Movies
January 1, 2000
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher
January 1, 2000
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
January 1, 2000
Jon Popick
Planet Sick-Boy
January 1, 2000
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