The Pick-Up Artist Reviews

February 27, 2008
James Toback's long-gestating portrait of a one-track mind becomes bogged down in unconvincing plot mechanics.
May 20, 2003
The film roams from the Upper West Side to Coney Island to Atlantic City, maintaining a lighthearted style that doesn't quite match the hints of obsessiveness in Mr. Toback's screenplay.
January 1, 2000
Downey, who worked for one season on Saturday Night Live, has just the right emotional weight for the role of Jack, and the right touch of goofy boyishness to soften his aggressiveness.
January 1, 2000
A light and fairly innocuous youth picture.
January 1, 2000
Pickup's 'little more' is in its quirky characters and its intentionally goofy melodrama.
January 1, 2000
This is an appallingly silly movie, from its juvenile comic overture to its dreadfully sincere conclusion.