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The Tomatometer is 60% or higher.
The Tomatometer is 59% or lower.
Movies and TV shows are Certified Fresh with a steady Tomatometer of 75% or higher after a set amount of reviews (80 for wide-release movies, 40 for limited-release movies, 20 for TV shows), including 5 reviews from Top Critics.
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To its credit, though, the movie turns Carrie's value system, which equates "the two Ls--Labels and Love," to its advantage, and in the second half the movie achieves a nice balance between comedy and drama.
While he's let the movie run to excessive length, the well-practiced Parker King (throwing in more brand names than you will find in a Myers catalogue) knows what his target audience wanted from this reunion.
That neurotic clotheshorse and her somewhat liberated lusty ladies in waiting, steal the small screen show in their big screen debut, despite wearing their SATC sentimental and bubble-headed surface appeal like a badge of honor.
To its voracious universe of cult-following fans, it feels like a TV marathon that spans an entire season. To everyone else who bats an indifferent eye, all the glam and glitz has something even for you to learn, too.
It's nice to see the girls again, but this "City" seems oddly smaller than it did when it ran on HBO. In the end, a more accurate title would have been "Strife in the City." These women, after all, aren't having much sex.