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New York Minute Reviews

May 13, 2004
... an awful film.
May 7, 2004
To say that New York Minute is a vehicle for the Olsen sisters is perhaps a slight to four-wheeled conveyances of all kinds.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
May 7, 2004
Even when it feels forced, the Olsen twins' appeal -- I freely admit -- remains a two-for-one bargain.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 7, 2004
Falls somewhere between a home video and a full-blown movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
May 7, 2004
Pure pablum and tiresome in the bargain.
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
May 7, 2004
The story is supposed to be about the twins' adventures in Manhattan. Mostly it's an excuse for the two to visit different neighborhoods and the script to drag in every stereotype the writers can think of.
May 7, 2004
In trying to straddle both the grown-up and kiddie worlds with this inappropriately sexualized effort ... the Olsens have lost their footing.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/4
May 7, 2004
Carefully designed for maximum blandness.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
May 7, 2004
Viewers likely will have more patience counting down the Olsen twins' last days of childhood than sitting through their film.
May 7, 2004
The effect isn't just frenetic, unfunny and dull. It's kind of creepy.
May 7, 2004
It's a charming, zestful romp.
Read More | Original Score: B+
May 7, 2004
The unapologetic, no-consequence nature of the characters' activities here, as well as the constant flow of dress-them-up Barbie outfits the twins don, wallow in the worst sort of amorality and image-is- everything indulgence.
Read More | Original Score: D
May 7, 2004
As coy sleaze goes, the new Olsen twins' movie doesn't match Britney Spears's Crossroads, but it comes close.
Read More | Original Score: 1/4
May 7, 2004
Engineered to provide the same level of entertainment as a sugar rush, this frantic teen (pre-teen?) fantasy has the feel of something concocted in a lab specializing in energy drinks and peachy complexions.
Read More | Original Score: D+
May 7, 2004
Put the blame on a script that maims the movie's middling intentions by playing New York City's ethnic vibrancy as either obvious joke or more obvious menace.
May 7, 2004
A textbook example of a film created as a 'vehicle' but without any ideas about where the vehicle should go.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
May 7, 2004
For those not part of the Olsen industrial complex, New York Minute often feels creepy and lecherous, like it was made by a family 'uncle.'
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
May 6, 2004
Even more insipid than you'd guess, Minute is infrequently made bearable by the cutie-quotient of its richer-than-sin leads.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
May 6, 2004
It's generally good policy to be wary of entertainers who are more famous for their product lines than actually performing.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
May 6, 2004
Mary-Kate and Ashley sprint through Manhattan on the run from a truant officer and a limo driver in this crisp and professional teenage caper comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
May 6, 2004
There's a sense that it's straining to reach the core mom-daughter audience that made Freaky Friday a success last year.
Full Review | Original Score: D
May 6, 2004
OK, it's not like I'm ready to join the local chapter of the Ashley and Mary-Kate fan club, but I admit it: I kind of liked New York Minute.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 6, 2004
Moldering glob of spun sugar.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/4
May 6, 2004
A coy, frantic attempt at screwball comedy, lightly seasoned and more than a little gummy.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
May 6, 2004
As sterile and devoid of personality as a mall parking lot.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/4
May 6, 2004
A fire-sale slapstick scenario.
May 6, 2004
More bogus than a Gucci bag for sale on a Fifth Avenue sidewalk.
Full Review | Original Score: D
May 6, 2004
The sense of calculation is overwhelming, down to the loose threads on Roxy's Metallica T-shirt.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
May 6, 2004
So strictly amateur-hour that it could end up as a camp classic.
Full Review | Original Score: D
May 4, 2004
The whole project reeks of vanity.
May 3, 2004
An off-putting assault of too-screwball comedy with glints of pathos.
May 3, 2004
The movie flows nicely from one wacky episode to the next, and the Olsen girls make pleasant company.