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Stepmom Reviews

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January 2, 2011
Contrived yet effective family weepie.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 8, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
March 3, 2002
Conveys many of the difficulties inherent in the stepfamily arrangement and the insecurities we all tend to feel when we compare ourselves to others.
February 14, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 1, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
January 1, 2000
The film's effectiveness had less to do with the story than it did the strong work of the actors.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Through the performances and screenplay, we often do get some extremely well-written and intelligent scenes.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
These two actresses are so galvanized and team up so well that the women's relationship soon upstages anything having to do with the man.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 1, 2000
doesn't come close to delivering the punch of director Alan Parker's 'Shoot The Moon,' a much sturdier movie on a similar subject, but nevertheless Roberts and particularly Sarandon work overtime to make this hit-and-miss script click.
January 1, 2000
Despite the occasional dramatic clichè and some predictable dialogue, however, the melodrama is often effective.
January 1, 2000
Focus on the regal, flawless Sarandon and remember 'tis the season for sap.
January 1, 2000
If your idea of holiday cheer includes a good cry, Stepmom might do.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
January 1, 2000
Not since 1979's Kramer vs. Kramer has a mainstream movie more accurately, insightfully, humorously or tear-jerkingly dramatized family life in our time than Stepmom!
Read More | Original Score: 4/4
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 1, 2000
If there's a market out there for a good post-Christmas cry, Stepmom will succeed.
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 6/10
January 1, 2000
Who knew Sarandon's headlight eyes and Roberts' high-beam smile would complement one another so well?
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