She's Funny That Way Reviews

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August 16, 2019
The satirical nature of She's Funny That Way keeps the film entertaining.
August 15, 2019
A light and likeable screwball comedy with a stellar ensemble cast.
May 7, 2019
She's Funny That Way is one sharper script away from being a truly decent comedy, but the pace and frivolity still make this an enjoyable romp.
April 5, 2019
Bogdanovich is clearly in his element, even dashing off some excellent post-modern flourishes.
November 2, 2018
Some strong lead performances from Imogen Poots and Owen Wilson sweeten the deal, but the plot is heavily reliant on coincidence ...
February 1, 2018 left me smiling for hours, and although it deals with complex themes such as divorce, infidelity and prostitution, Bogdanovich treats them in a fun and light way. [Full review in Spanish]
October 30, 2017
Poots is lively and likeable, Aniston and Ifans are both very funny and it's lovely to see the great Cybill Shepherd -- who got her big break in The Last Picture Show -- doing her loyal bit as Izzy's mum.
May 4, 2016
It's a lighthearted, somewhat amusing romp written by Bogdanovich and his ex-wife Louise Stratten, filled with interweaving stories that twist and turn, and are amplified when it becomes clear this isn't the first time Arnold has "mentored" a prostitute.
April 6, 2016
Co-written by Bogdanovich with his ex-wife Louise Stratten ... the story is brisk, breezy and executed with panache.
December 14, 2015
Thankfully, with some top-notch performances, including Ifans' lusty leading man and Jennifer Aniston as a cynical counsellor, this movie turns out to actually be funny that way.
September 3, 2015
As our lead hooker with a heart of thousand-carat gold, Imogen Poots once again reigns supreme, gifting her every scene, line and moment with life, spontaneity, energy and comic precision.
September 3, 2015
She's Funny That Way is a charming little film which benefits from its quaint milieu.
September 1, 2015
She's Funny That Way makes for good fun, though it's not necessarily funny in that, or many other, ways. If nothing else, it's heartening to see Bogdanovich back in the saddle.
August 31, 2015
An entertaining nostalgia boost from filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich.
August 27, 2015
She's Funny That Way is a breath of fresh air and a big ball of energy.
August 27, 2015
This is an easy film to like though not a total success.
August 27, 2015
Lighter and loopier than Bogdanovich's key '70s pics and naughtier and rather more cynical than his woofy What's Up, Doc?, She's Funny That Way is certainly amusing for the first and second acts.
August 26, 2015
There's a skill to pulling off slapstick, and Bogdanovich achieves it here with finesse.
August 25, 2015
A small anachronistic and enjoyable comedy, like a lesser Woody Allen movie and a sofisticated Lubitsch film. [Full review in Spanish]
August 25, 2015
An ingenious comedy with good performances that feels like a romantic Woody Allen film and a comedy of the '30s. [full review in Spanish]
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