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Say Anything... Reviews

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James Rocchi
Netflix
November 7, 2002
Cameron Crowe's directorial debut gets a fully loaded DVD that demonstrates the best -- and worst -- of all his films.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal
September 10, 2002
You know that feeling when you're watching a movie for the first time, and it grabs you right away and it gets better and better until the very end? This is one of these very special films.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies
June 23, 2002
These are things that are instantly recognizable, images and words that will be remembered as long as movies are remembered.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central
April 22, 2002
"...A post-John Hughes innovator as a teen flick that ducks both Afterschool Special-isms and crass humour..."
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide
March 19, 2002
Low-key funny, smart and touching, this is the prototype for successful youth-oriented romantic comedy.
| Original Score: 80/100
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
February 24, 2002
Crowe's script is honest and straightforward in its simplicity, yet deeply moving in its details and nuances.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
A movie like this is possible because its maker believes in the young characters, and in doing the right thing, and in staying true to oneself.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Top Critic
Hal Hinson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
The cast is irresistibly charming, down to the bit parts by Lili Taylor and Amy Brooks as Lloyd's best friends.
Top Critic
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Smart, well-developed characters, believable situations, and a solid emotional investment for us in the film's people and circumstances
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Oz
eFilmCritic.com
January 1, 2000
Has one of the great movie endings of all time.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Chris Hicks
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
Has more depth and feeling than we expect to see in any teenage comedy
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Mark R. Leeper
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Say Anything does the nearly impossible of making a satisfying film from a high school dating comedy.
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
January 1, 2000
Finally, we have a teen film that doesn't dumb down its story line and play it solely as a goofy teen film.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com
October 27, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
October 13, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly
April 21, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
January 2, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire
September 24, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
January 23, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views
May 21, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
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