Think Like a Man Reviews

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June 21, 2012
Beware beaming self-publicists bearing relationship advice. Those bold, bright one-liners point the way to a life of abject humiliation.
June 19, 2012
For what amounts to a feature-length ad, this is surprisingly entertaining.
April 20, 2012
Drastically overlong, burdened by too many stories about too many couples who are too one-dimensional to be relatable.
April 20, 2012
"Think Like a Man" is a surprisingly engaging, entertaining and very funny movie.
April 20, 2012
The more this alleged romantic comedy begs you to adore it, the more you wish you could block its calls.
April 20, 2012
The execution almost overcomes the thinking in "Think Like a Man." Almost.
April 20, 2012
It seeks to rescue contemporary black storytelling from the clutches of men in drag and misogynist moralizing.
April 20, 2012
Yes, this movie urges women to "Think Like a Man." But it thinks like an infomercial - and for a pretty old-fashioned product.
April 20, 2012
Despite the crass book promotion, the overlong film is harmless romantic fun that's well played.
Top Critic
April 20, 2012
Pleasantly sitcom-ish - kind of a knowing, urbane variation on the sort thing that would get more earnest treatment from Tyler Perry.
April 20, 2012
While using the book as a plot catalyst is certainly not a bad approach to constructing a fictional story from the material, the movie is bogged down from the get-go with too many bits of business and a very lengthy setup.
April 20, 2012
Though it is funny - at times, laugh-out-loud funny - this comedy is by and for adults.
April 19, 2012
A running joke is that Mr. Harvey has thrown men under the bus by giving away their secrets. But, gents, if they were secrets they wouldn't be clichs.
April 19, 2012
Even though Think Like a Man espouses something akin to the philosophy in Beyonc's Single Ladies(Put a Ring on It), it makes manipulation more fun than it ought to be.
April 19, 2012
There's not a single conversation that isn't about the mechanics of dating, or some other issue of conflict between the genders, but this cast is so uniformly engaging and charismatic that they make the whole thing work.
April 19, 2012
I'm not going to claim this is a good movie, in some Platonic-ideal way...
April 19, 2012
The script ultimately resorts to just counting off comic beats as it creaks through its unfathomable two-hour running time.
April 19, 2012
"Think Like a Man" becomes as tedious as "Valentine's Day," a movie based on a holiday, or "He's Just Not That Into You," a movie based on putdowns disguised as advice.
April 19, 2012
It wants only to entertain - and it succeeds.
April 19, 2012
[It's] smart, funny and impossibly good-looking.
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