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Waiting to Exhale Reviews

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March 24, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
October 18, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
August 29, 2002
Offers a winning portrait of sassy black sister solidarity.
August 22, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
June 5, 2002
There are some humorous observations, irrefutable truths and good performances that make this movie worthwhile to those in a man-bashing mindframe.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
April 17, 2002
Is there a woman alive who hasn't demanded an explanation from the Almighty about the losers that she keeps getting?
February 13, 2001
A pleasant if undemanding piece of work that is diverting to sit through though it won't stand up to any kind of rigorous examination.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 1, 2000
An escapist fantasy that women in the audience can enjoy by musing, 'I wish I had her problems' - and her car, house, wardrobe, figure and men, even wrong men.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
This sister-celebratory adaptation of Terry McMillan's best-selling book is frequently delightful.
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
January 1, 2000
Overall, the film never quite hints at answers or even much comprehension of the problems, but it should fit the bill for those looking for empathic communion, or those simply wanting to bash men.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
Whitaker clumsily mishandles what should be a 'you go, girl!' tour de force.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
December 22, 1995
Full Review | Original Score: B
September 19, 2006
Stylish but shallow melodrama, based on McMillan's best-seller.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
December 21, 2004
Whitney Houston's alleged dramatic acting and dull, uninvolving storyline weighs down the virtues of the film.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 20, 2003
| Original Score: 2.5/4
April 12, 2002
Never escapes the queasy aura of Melrose Place: just another story about beautiful people with small problems.
January 1, 2000
With the exception of Bernadine, I never felt anything for the women populating this film, as they failed to capture my interest or sympathy.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
The male-bashing taken to an extreme in Waiting to Exhale is starting to seem a little like crack for the female psyche, exhilarating in the short term but ultimately crippling and dangerous.
January 1, 2000
It is a two-hour music video, Houston is pretty but dull, and the dynamo Bassett has been better elsewhere.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
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