Shampoo Reviews

March 11, 2019
...unhurried if not slow, it at times feels downright deflated as characters wander ponderously through mansions and backyards or drive down crowded highways and empty hillside roadways.
February 10, 2019
Everything about Shampoo is vague, attitudinizing, and lacking in true insight. Not one of its characters is worthy of sympathy.
December 13, 2017
In "Shampoo" Ashby shows that he has a good memory for a couple of decades of cinematic clichés.
August 15, 2011
Once you leave the theater, you become hard-pressed to remember much about this film.
July 17, 2008
I didn't care much for the trim this satire on a girl crazy Beverly Hills hairdresser gave me.
October 31, 2007
Kitsch, stylish and a little on the empty side, Shampoo is mirror image of the decade that spawned it.
October 31, 2007
All the excellent creative components do not add up to a whole.
February 9, 2006
The laughs are tempered by bleakness and the film ends up saddened by its characters' waywardness.
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.
October 23, 2004
Shampoo never quite connects its images of national mediocrity and personal self-deception.
December 22, 2003
January 27, 2003
Doesn't stand the test of time.
August 5, 2002
It's a bit slow by today's standards; it doesn't hold up.
January 1, 2000
This 1975 feature is slick and often funny, but the smugness of the satire and the stunted emotions are finally wearying.