Trust the Man Reviews

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August 17, 2006
With its self-conscious literary references and trendy settings, Trust the Man quickly begins to feel hopelessly derivative of other, better movies.
August 17, 2006
Trust the Man could easily carry the following subtitle: Men Who Behave Like Petulant, Spoiled Children and the Women Who Decide It's Easier to Love Them As-Is Than To Try to Turn Them Into Grownups.
August 17, 2006
Pity the poor Hollywood husband, trudging along in the shadow of his famous wife while nursing underappreciated artistic ambitions of his own.
August 17, 2006
Like a few too many of this year's adult offerings, this one is a diversion. It's not unpleasant, but it doesn't offer a 'must see' night at the movies.
August 17, 2006
The film presents itself as a funny, insightful Manhattan relationship comedy in Woody Allen mode, but morphs into the phoniest of Hollywood rom-coms.
August 16, 2006
Don't hate them because they're beautiful. On second thought, go right ahead.
August 16, 2006
For all the promise of a cast led by Julianne Moore and David Duchovny in an urbane, adult chronicle of love and marriage, the movie just strings viewers along through phony contrivance, like any other romantic comedy.
August 15, 2006
[The] characters don't mean anything because they don't say anything or do anything that feels rooted in the nitty-gritty of the everyday.
August 15, 2006
Unfortunately in this New York, no crisis is insurmountable, and no upscale downtown restaurant is deprived of product placement.
September 24, 2005
A romantic comedy by design, a form of torture in practice, and an atomic-strength antidote to the romantic impulse in effect.
September 16, 2005
A smart, sharply observed, highly affable look at contemporary relationships that finally injects a little life in the stagnating genre.
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