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Sydney White Reviews

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Amy Nicholson
I.E. Weekly
February 22, 2008
This surprisingly clever coed reworking of Snow White does for dorks what Revenge of the Nerds did for, well, you know.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Clint Morris
Moviehole
February 11, 2008
rather clever! Bynes is her usual bubbly, entertaining-self
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
November 1, 2007
A decent vehicle for Bynes.
Full Review| Original Score: 3/4
Bruce Bennett
Spectrum (St. George, Utah)
October 22, 2007
Despite a predictable and formulaic storyline, there are enough genuine laugh-inducing moments... that Sydney White is rarely boring if not exactly fresh or original.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review
October 5, 2007
...pretty standard mean-girls stuff, made enjoyable by the deft casting of Bynes...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Betsy Bozdech
Common Sense Media
October 1, 2007
Tween star hits college; drinking, hazing ensue.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
September 26, 2007
A perky and chaste Y.A. update on Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
September 25, 2007
Whoever thought to merge "Snow White" with "Revenge of the Nerds" had a clever idea there. And you can watch it unfold in "Sydney White."
Full Review| Original Score: 3/4
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September 25, 2007
...should satisfy Bynes fans looking for a pleasant, innocuous follow-up to her last vehicle.
Bill Gibron
Filmcritic.com
September 22, 2007
Perfect for the kids and inviting for adults, Sydney White is a surprisingly effective film that produces nothing but piles of smiles - and Amanda Bynes is the reason why.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
Sean P. Means
Salt Lake Tribune
September 21, 2007
Screenwriter Chad Gomez Creasey cutely updates the 'Snow White' fairy tale (instead of a magic mirror, Rachel consults a MySpace popularity poll) and writes scenes that play up Bynes' bubbly personality.
| Original Score: 3/4
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Laura Kern
New York Times
September 21, 2007
Ms. Bynes, with her cherubic face, expressive eyes and comic timing, helps create a positive, pleasing diversion that caters to the geek in all of us.
| Original Score: 3/5
Adam Schubak
TV Guide
September 21, 2007
Sydney White is an adorably clever re-thinking of a classic fairy tale.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press
September 21, 2007
In Sydney White, [Bynes] actually has decent material to work with -- the Snow White concept is clever and the dialogue is fairly sharp.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
Pam Grady
Reel.com
September 21, 2007
Completely undemanding and entirely predictable, this Amanda Bynes vehicle, nevertheless, offers plenty of charm, a lot of laughs, and that rarest of commodities, a smart, independent, can-do heroine.
| Original Score: 3/4
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Kyle Smith
New York Post
September 21, 2007
Snow White joins a sorority and gets some Revenge of the Nerds friends in Sydney White, a cute comedy for girls.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Connie Ogle
Miami Herald
September 21, 2007
Its silly Snow White allusions aside, Sydney White is a simple but amiable modern fairy tale about a young woman (Amanda Bynes) who heads off to college determined to pledge her dead mom's sorority.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
September 21, 2007
Sydney White is actually one of the better Amanda Bynes vehicles. Yes, it is silly, and there's more sexually suggestive humor than you might prefer. But there's also some charm to it all.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Chris Kaltenbach
Baltimore Sun
September 21, 2007
A charmer that boldly marches where lesser movies -- at least since the heyday of John Hughes -- fear to tread.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
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Nell Minow
Chicago Sun-Times
September 21, 2007
Bynes is captivating despite a role that does not give her much to do but display tomboyish good spirit behind some really unfortunate hair and make-up.
Full Review| Original Score: B-

Sydney Morning Herald
February 1, 2008
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch
October 6, 2007
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