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The Nanny Diaries

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Comedy, Romance

Release Date :

August 24, 2007

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini

Starring :

Scarlett Johansson, Laura Linney, Paul Giamatti, Nicholas Art, Donna Murphy, Alicia Keys, Chris Evans

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  1 of 5 [Rate It]

3 of 4

“..ultimately feels emotionally true to itself..”
by Duane Dudek [Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel]
“..The storytelling is rushed and sloppy..”
by Stephen Holden [NY Times]
2 of 4

“..The movie's banal fantasies badly chafe any anthropological consideration of what a girl should do with her career..”
by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe]
2.5 of 4

“..supplies wickedly funny moments..”
by Susan Walker [Toronto Star]
3 of 5

“..stays in its exclusive comfort zone for the most part..”
by Sean O'Connell [Filmcritic.com]
2 of 4

“..Satire should be knife-sharp and whip-smart, and The Nanny Diaries never is..”
by Steven Rea [Philadelphia Inquirer]
“..provides a more-or-less faithful enactment of the major plot points..”
by Carina Chocano [LA Times]
2 of 4

“..most of the characters who are given flesh on-screen don't resonate as real people..”
by Jack Mathews [NY Daily News]
2.5 of 4

“..isn't as funny as it should be..”
by Barbara Vancheri [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]
2 of 4

“..Fans of the novel might consider this tired movie a wasted opportunity..”
by Pam Grady [Reel.com]
2 of 5

“..fails to satirize adequately..”
by Cole Haddon [Orlando Weekly]
2.5 of 4

“..As a Prada wannabe, Diaries doesn?t quite make the cut..”
by Kit Bowen [Hollywood.com]
Review rate : B-

“..Although Johansson has a knack for nailing most roles, the angry yet fun-loving nanny doesn't quite work for her..”
by Meghan Peters [Seattle Post Intelligencer]
0.5 of 4

“..a comedic sinkhole, a dramatic tundra..”
by Kyle Smith [New York Post]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Ed Gonzalez [Slant Magazine]

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