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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 Reviews

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Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out
November 17, 2011
| Original Score: 3/5
Joshua Starnes
April 1, 2011
A sharper eye on developing the themes and characters might have produced a compelling character drama but The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 is a good bit better than average. There aren't many sequels that can say that.
Full Review | Original Score: 6.5/10
Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile
March 27, 2009
A satisfying sequel involves us in the ups and downs of four young women as they try to find themselves
Jeffrey Chen
Window to the Movies
December 9, 2008
Very much a loyal sequel to its predecessor, essentially showing that if it ain't broke, don't fix it.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Prairie Miller
November 15, 2008
The emotionally fragile foursome try out higher education for size, along with those transient pants. Sex And The UniverCity Meets My Big Fat Greek Shotgun Wedding.
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat
August 21, 2008
Most sequels are worse than the originals. A few are better. Here's one that is exactly as good as the one that inspired it, and that's enough for me.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Jolene Mendez
Entertainment Spectrum
August 13, 2008
This movie is definitely not as good as the first as it seemed to lack showing the bonding moments that made these girls true friends.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
August 11, 2008
You believe these four are friends now and will probably be friends when they're little old ladies.
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
August 11, 2008
Teenage girls (and women getting in touch with their inner teenager) will have a fine time...
| Original Score: 2.5/4
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
August 9, 2008
Packed with emotions and the angst of growing up, "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2" fits an older audience than the first movie.
Full Review| Original Score: 3/4
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing
August 9, 2008
By ending it at number two, the filmmakers have insured that this series won't be subject to the laws of most franchises and grow shoddier as it creaks along.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)
August 9, 2008
It's a big story, one filled with enough life lessons and tears to come apart at the seams, but the good news is that it doesn't.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Larry Ratliff
San Antonio Express-News
August 8, 2008
There's sex and the city (New York). But the most enjoyable girls-night-out movie of the summer deals with young, fledgling love.
| Original Score: 3/4
Gary Brown
Houston Community Newspapers
August 8, 2008
Masterfully directed in cutting fashion by Sanaa Hamri--no scene seems to last more than a couple of minutes, and then the pants come into play--the story has been superbly brought to the screen by Elizabeth Chandler, and the four lead actresses are all t
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Brandon Fibbs
Colorado Springs Gazette
August 8, 2008
Ann Brashares' novel is brought to life in this sequel with the same heart, earnestness and, let's face it, saccharine sweetness of the 2005 original.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Kevin McCarthy
August 7, 2008
I wasn't a film critic when the first one came out, which was a great excuse not to see it. However, I liked the sequel so much that I am running to the video store right now to rent it.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Jessica Reaves
Chicago Tribune
August 7, 2008
Like its predecessor, Sisterhood 2 is based on two radical ideas: namely, that young women's stories are about more than the pursuit of men, and that happiness isn't something someone else gives you -- it's something you have to find for yourself.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Connie Ogle
Miami Herald
August 7, 2008
Turns out to be a lot less tiresome than it sounds, aided by a wonderfully appealing cast and a strong message.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Andrea Gronvall
Chicago Reader
August 7, 2008
Screenwriter Elizabeth Chandler gracefully condenses three of Ann Brashares's best-selling teen novels, striking the right balance between humor and pathos as the characters cope with jealousy, heartbreak, family conflicts, and a pregnancy scare.
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James Berardinelli
August 7, 2008
As chick flicks go, this is one men can attend with the expectation that they might just enjoy experiencing two hours alongside these down-to-earth, appealing characters.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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