Touch of Pink - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Touch of Pink Reviews

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
January 29, 2005
...more self-congratulatory than genuinely edgy, and the best reason to see it is MacLachlan's tidy impersonation.
| Original Score: B
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
October 28, 2004
Rashid struggles with tone and pacing ... but his characters are so vivid and the romance so sweet that we forgive him.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Steve Davis
Austin Chronicle
August 19, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
August 6, 2004
Pleasant but predictable comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Winda Benedetti
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
August 5, 2004
It provides plenty of laughs to make it enjoyable and enough substance to make it worth your time.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Angela Baldassarre
August 5, 2004
Despite being a tad too familiar and tired in premise, film contains some charming performances and quirky script.
Gregory Weinkauf
New Times
August 3, 2004
Significantly smarter than any Tom Hanks pabulum we're force-fed every couple of years.
Andrea Chase
Killer Movie Reviews
July 31, 2004
[has the] light touch that characterized those fluffy romances that Hollywood churned out with wild abandon during its Golden Age, and then gives it some bite
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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G. Allen Johnson
San Francisco Chronicle
July 30, 2004
Ian Iqbal Rashid's movie, flawed as it is, works precisely because of its fantasy elements.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Susan Walker
Toronto Star
July 16, 2004
A true romantic comedy, closely following the formula of the Cary Grant/Rock Hudson/Doris Day movies of the late '50s and early '60s, Touch Of Pink relies more on witty dialogue and an underlying current of irony than on plot twists.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Lou Lumenick
New York Post
July 16, 2004
A clever and big- hearted gay screwball comedy.
| Original Score: 3/4
Bob Strauss
Los Angeles Daily News
July 16, 2004
Touch Of Pink is more of a save than a genuinely good movie. I'm recommending it because it turns out so much better than its clumsy start would lead anyone to expect.
| Original Score: 3/4
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies
July 16, 2004
Smart, funny and rather moving.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Leah McLaren
Globe and Mail
July 16, 2004
Amuses and delights far more than it fails to surprise.
| Original Score: 3/4

E! Online
July 16, 2004
It'll will tickle you, well, pink.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
July 15, 2004
It takes a while for him to find the right pace and rhythm, but the overall result is diverting yet provocative, and Rashid is as strong a director of actors as he is a writer capable of creating complex, multifaceted characters.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
July 15, 2004
Touch of Pink depicts the romantic challenges of a gay photographer in London who is carrying on a fantasy life with the spirit of Cary Grant.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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John Anderson
July 15, 2004
For all the predictable devices ... as well as a plot that goes right, left, and idles on the train tracks, there's really enough going on here to sustain the film, even without Cary Grant. So he's a bonus, and a delightful one.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
July 14, 2004
With closeted gay Muslim Canadian men so woefully underrepresented in romantic comedies, I'm inclined to swallow the marshmallow samosa that is Touch of Pink with a polite smile of international cooperation.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Annlee Ellingson
Boxoffice Magazine
May 23, 2004
Rashid infuses Touch of Pink with the spirit and energy of the classic romantic comedies that it evokes while painting a portrait of a richly characterized mother and son who unwittingly share a mutual affection for cinema.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
April 29, 2009
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David Rooney
April 2, 2009
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Time Out
February 9, 2006
Brian D. Johnson
Maclean's Magazine
November 20, 2004
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Arizona Republic
October 29, 2004
Ken Eisner
Georgia Straight
August 14, 2004
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch
August 13, 2004

Boston Phoenix
May 8, 2004
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