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The Holiday

Overview


Genre :

Comedy, Romance

Release Date :

December 08, 2006

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Nancy Meyers

Starring :

Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, Jude Law, Jack Black, Eli Wallach, Rufus Sewell, Edward Burns, Shannyn Sossamon, John Krasinski, Kathryn Hahn, Sarah Paris

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

3 of 4

“..Too long at two and one-quarter hours, too eager to be adorable all the time and too rigorously schematic and predictable..”
by Ed Blank [Pittsburgh Tribune-Review]
2.5 of 5

“..thoroughly engaging..”
by Rich Cline [Shadows on the Wall]
3.5 of 4

“..the most unabashedly corny and sentimental Hollywood romance in years..”
by Jim Hemphill [Reel]
2 of 5

“..the majority of its positives are undermined by Meyers's gluttony..”
by David Mercier [FilmJudge]
Review rate : B-

“..just a cookie-cutter chick flick..”
by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
2.5 of 4

“..is so formulaic and obvious you know how it will turn out as soon as you know what it's about..”
by Jack Mathews [New York Daily News]
2 of 4

“..an uneven mess..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
“..a film that alternates between being charming and sleep-inducing..”
by Calvin Wilson [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Michael Phillips [Chicago Tribune]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine]
Reviewed by Cole Haddon [Orlando Weekly]
Reviewed by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe]
Reviewed by Carina Chocano [Los Angeles Times]
Reviewed by Barbara Vancheri [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]
Reviewed by Kirk Honeycutt [The Hollywood Reporter]

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