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The Object of My Affection Reviews

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Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
April 9, 2005
The Object of My Affection is one of the best romantic comedies I've seen in ages.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Jeanne Aufmuth
Palo Alto Weekly
May 14, 2003
| Original Score: 3/4
John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online
February 8, 2003
This is a tale of difficult choices and wistful decisions, of trying to choose between two types of love when only one is possible. It is touching without being sappy, and beautifully photographed.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Brandon Judell
December 26, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Margaret A. McGurk
Cincinnati Enquirer
October 15, 2002
Wendy Wasserstein's script endows the story with equal measures emotional pain and romantic buoyancy...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Ruthe Stein
San Francisco Chronicle
June 18, 2002
The best romantic comedy so far this year.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
May 31, 2002
Consegue se sobressair em meio a uma enxurrada de romancezinhos 'água-com-açúcar' que têm sido produzidos nos últimos tempos.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Peter Keough
Boston Phoenix
March 24, 2002
When confronted with a film as relentlessly PC and romantically feel-good as The Object of My Affection, you eventually have to succumb.
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
March 2, 2002
Portrait of a determined young woman's attempt to create her own unique extended family.
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
January 1, 2000
This comedy is content to enjoy the beguiling antics of Ms. Aniston, who is as skillful here as she is miscast, and to let its colorful minor characters give it a sitcom spin.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
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James Berardinelli
January 1, 2000
While some of the solutions are a little facile, the film nevertheless succeeds, due in large part to a luminous performance by Jennifer Aniston...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette
January 1, 2000
The film effectively drives home the point that, when forced to choose, most people - even nice ones - will chase their own dreams instead of fulfilling someone else's.
Michael Dequina
January 1, 2000
Adding to the poignance is the terrific, natural chemistry between Aniston and Rudd.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Carlo Cavagna
January 1, 2000
the last hour becomes surprisingly complex
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Jack Garner
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 8/10
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
January 1, 2000
Aniston manages to cast off her plastic TV persona, and delivers layered depth and pure emotion.
Elias Savada
Nitrate Online
January 1, 2000
This is a more than mild laughter - on par with and what many viewers and critics will compare to last year's My Best Friend's Wedding
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Jay Carr
Boston Globe
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 3/4
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Susan Stark
Detroit News
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 3/4
Harvey S. Karten
January 1, 2000
Though the difficulties faced by most of the principal characters are resolved, the resolution is a bittersweet one.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
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