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Shampoo Reviews

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October 23, 2004
Shampoo never quite connects its images of national mediocrity and personal self-deception.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
October 31, 2007
All the excellent creative components do not add up to a whole.
August 5, 2002
It's a bit slow by today's standards; it doesn't hold up.
| Original Score: 2/5
July 17, 2008
I didn't care much for the trim this satire on a girl crazy Beverly Hills hairdresser gave me.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
August 15, 2011
Once you leave the theater, you become hard-pressed to remember much about this film.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 9, 2005
Disappointment comes in all weights and flavors, but the brand that's generated by Hal Ashby's Shampoo is a bit harder to swallow than some.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
January 27, 2003
Doesn't stand the test of time.
Full Review| Original Score: C
October 31, 2007
Kitsch, stylish and a little on the empty side, Shampoo is mirror image of the decade that spawned it.
January 1, 2000
This 1975 feature is slick and often funny, but the smugness of the satire and the stunted emotions are finally wearying.
December 22, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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February 9, 2006
The laughs are tempered by bleakness and the film ends up saddened by its characters' waywardness.
July 30, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
July 29, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
Even though Shampoo didn't blow me away, at least it was more ambitious than anything playing today.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 5, 2003
The jokes and characters are archetypes of America's most ridiculous era, which makes Shampoo serve better as a historical record than a timeless comedy.
| Original Score: 3/5
August 9, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
There's a deep, soulful confusion here that isn't careless with frivolity.
April 17, 2012
There's a self-awareness to Shampoo that gives the movie a cleansing sadness and, oddly, makes Beatty an affectingly amoral roue.
May 21, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
October 6, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
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