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Something Borrowed Reviews

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August 15, 2013
From its empty soul to its poorly framed shots ready for pan-and-scan conversion, Something Borrowed seems primed to play on Saturday afternoons on E!, sandwiched between reruns of Keeping Up with the Kardashians...
Full Review | Original Score: D-
January 12, 2013
Chemistry-free casting (Ginnifer Goodwin and John Krasinski) and a flawed premise, not the recipe for a great romance
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
February 7, 2012
The work of the lead trio keeps the movie from ever becoming something blue.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 31, 2011
No romantic drama has ever been so misguided and eager for you to root against its characters. This tacky, morally abhorrent film is unbearable.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
August 14, 2011
While Something Borrowed obviously wants to explore themes of competitiveness and betrayal in female friendships, it seems to feel compelled to hit pre-programmed chick flick beats at regular intervals.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
August 10, 2011
It's neither romantic nor comedic. Sort of defeats the whole point of the exercise, you know?
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
June 3, 2011
You'd have a lot more fun sharing a few Heinekens than wasting your time on this movie in which lies build upon lies until the whole plot comes crashing down.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
May 31, 2011
Prepare to leave feeling something blue.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
May 16, 2011
...a passable romcom that just barely gets the job done...
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 16, 2011
An intoxicated condition might be the best one in which to watch this terrible movie.
Full Review | Original Score: D
May 14, 2011
The book was good but the movie is not. Too many unlikable characters without any softening.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
May 13, 2011
It should have borrowed some charm.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/4
May 13, 2011
As a wedding drama which feels like we've seen it 1,000 times before, Something Borrowed certainly lives up to the 'seen-it-all-before' title.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
May 13, 2011
I was grasping at straws to find anyone in the film that acted like a normal human being with a moral center.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
May 13, 2011
It's the Transformers of chick-flicks, a brain-stabbing hundred minutes of brutal hurtness.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/5
May 12, 2011
Even though it's chick-flicky with men who are either girly men or brutish clods, Goodwin and Krasinsky (in the Tony Randall role) give good performances.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
May 11, 2011
If you met any of these people in real life, you'd head for the hills; here, we're trapped with them for the duration, and it feels like a season in hell.
May 11, 2011
Some of the most utterly unlikable characters you've ever met. The exception is Kate Hudson's Darcy, who is completely detestable.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
May 10, 2011
Spineless people slowly falling in love is painless to watch. 'Something Borrowed' now stands as proof of this.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
May 10, 2011
The genre always assumes we'll sympathize with ugly, soulless, personality-free women doing terrible things... But even grading on that rom-com curve, this is a disgusting movie...
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