Shopgirl Reviews

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January 17, 2018
Steve Martin's script sneers at the vanity of fake LA girls and their plastic surgery. He is in no position to sneer.
September 26, 2017
For most women, finding a pair of black gloves on their doorstep would signal "Boston Strangler" rather than "man of my dreams!" and it is this sense of unintentional creepiness that asphyxiates Shopgirl.
April 14, 2017
A glum love story.
September 1, 2009
Meant to be bewitchingly graceful, instead comes off as half-asleep
November 20, 2008
July 14, 2007
June 21, 2007
I'm not entirely sure how it will play to a large audience, but it might have enough charm and wit, with a dash of complicated romance, to keep one entertained.
February 22, 2007
Hasn't the brightness of a romantic comedy nor the tristesse of melodrama.
October 11, 2006
Claire Danes has a gravitas and grace to her that hearkens back to starlets of the 1930s and '40s.
May 12, 2006
May 10, 2006
Rather than being a labeled a romantic comedy, Shopgirl is more of a coming-of-age drama
May 8, 2006
It's L.A. as it is today, brooding, at times thoughtful, frustrating, and populated by souls like and completely unlike Mirabelle Buttersfield.
May 4, 2006
Cutesy but never cute, syrupy but never sweet, sexual but never erotic.
April 23, 2006
The filmmakers put a good number of sweet, tender, appealing gestures into it...yet the movie comes off leaving one vaguely disappointed.
April 1, 2006
March 17, 2006
Desperta no espectador um sentimento de agradvel melancolia, como aquele que experimentamos quando ouvimos uma melodia triste da qual gostamos muito.
January 13, 2006
January 4, 2006
This movie nails some of the truths about the L.A. dating scene that most other movies don't go near.
December 13, 2005
A horrible film bred from the isolation of a man at the top
December 11, 2005
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