WHAT'S HOT?
Home > Movie > S > Shopgirl > Reviews

Shopgirl Reviews

Shopgirl

Overview


Genre :

Comedy, Drama

Release Date :

October 21, 2005 (NY, LA)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Anand Tucker

Starring :

Steve Martin, Claire Danes, Jason Schwartzman, Bridgette Wilson, Frances Conroy, Sam Bottoms, Rebecca Pidgeon, Joshua Snyder

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

2.5 of 5

“..ultimately has little to sell..”
by Kevin Courrier [Boxoffice Magazine]
2 of 4

“..tedious, boring, undeveloped, lazy and lightweight..”
by Jack Mathews [New York Daily News]
4.5 of 5

“..quirky yet poignant May-December romance..”
by [E! Online]
4 of 5

“..one of the most intelligent and satisfying romances in ages...”
by Rich Cline [Shadows on the Wall]
1.5 of 4

“..misbegotten portrait of modern alienation...”
by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine]
5 of 10

“..isn't nearly as memorable or endearing..”
by Edward Douglas [Comingsoon]
“..certainly has the goods but it ultimately fails to make the sale...”
by Michael Rechtshaffen [The Hollywood Reporter]
3 of 4

“..an effective and faithful adaptation..”
by David Nusair [Reel Film Reviews]
3.5 of 5

“..a very pretty, moody, and lovely movie to watch..”
by Christopher Null [Filmcritic]
3 of 4

“..a smart, adult romance that rarely panders to clich?s..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
3 of 4

“..a rare refreshing romantic comedy that doesn't insult anyone's intelligence..”
by Pam Grady [Reel]
4 of 5

“..a classy, quiet, and entirely enjoyable look at one particular strain of modern romance..”
by Scott Weinberg [EFilmCritic]
4.5 of 5
Reviewed by Joe Williams [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
4 of 5
Reviewed by Philip Wuntch [The Dallas Morning News]
4 of 5
Reviewed by John Urbancich [Sun Newspapers of Cleveland]
3.5 of 5
Reviewed by Robert Denerstein [Denver Rocky Mountain News]
3.5 of 5
Reviewed by William Arnold [Seattle Post-Intelligencer]
3.5 of 5
Reviewed by Marjorie Baumgarten [Austin Chronicle]
3.5 of 5
Reviewed by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
3.5 of 4
Reviewed by Jan Stuart [Newsday]
3.5 of 5
Reviewed by Alexis Tuminello [The Cinema Source]
3.5 of 4
Reviewed by Chris Hewitt [Houston Chronicle]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Peter Keough [The Boston Phoenix]
3 of 4
Reviewed by [The Filmiliar Cineaste]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Duane Dudek [The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Ed Blank [Pittsburgh Tribune-Review]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Sara M. Fetters [MovieFreak]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Hanh Nguyen [Zap2it]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Ty Burr [Boston Globe]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Michael Phillips [Chicago Tribune]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Jeff Vice [Deseret News, Salt Lake City]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Terry Lawson [Detroit Free Press]
2 of 5
Reviewed by Eric Lurio [Greenwich Village Gazette]
2 of 5
Reviewed by Matthew Turner [ViewLondon]
2 of 5
Reviewed by Andrea Chase [Killer Movie Reviews]
Reviewed by Steve Schneider [Orlando Weekly]
Reviewed by Janet Smith [Georgia Straight]

Reader's Reviews


Screen Name
Rate This Movie
Please Enter   
Comment
 
 
 
RSS
FB
Twitter

LATEST REVIEWS

45 YEARS :

“..it is supremely intelligent and moving and Rampling and Courtenay are superb..”
by Peter Bradshaw [The Guardian]

A WALK IN THE WOODS :

“..A Walk in the Woods is a jolly good time, sparking dozens of chuckles and a few strong laughs. Nothing special cinematically, it still provides a welcome showcase for wonderful star..”
by Todd McCarthy [Hollywood Reporter]

WAR ROOM :

“..are so heavy on broad pulpit pounding that it's challenging to get swept along by the story's message..”
by Tom Russo [Boston Globe]

ZIPPER :

“..on all counts, "Zipper" comes up short..”
by Katharine Pushkar [NY Daily News]

7 CHINESE BROTHERS :

“..feels like an homage to the early work of Wes Anderson with its plinky soundtrack, solipsistic banter and emphasis on uniforms..”
by Sara Stewart [New York Post]

TURBO KID :

“..it feels like amateur hour, but for fans of low-rent thrills it's kind of fun..”
by Soren Andersen [Seattle Times]

WHEN ANIMALS DREAM :

“..rich with tone but otherwise lacking bite..”
by Jordan Hoffman [NY Daily News]

POD :

“..a highly effective tale of terror that does a nice job of setting an unsettling tone from the onset and very rarely lets up until the film's conclusion..”
by Heather Wixson [Dailydead]

#LUCKY NUMBER :

“..obviously "#Lucky Number" will not appeal to everyone but for those that do find it entertaining, they will not be disappointed..”
by James McDonald [Irish Film Critic]

Z FOR ZACHARIAH :

“..the dramatic tension considerably less, in a movie that feels stranded somewhere between serious artistic ambition and the dystopian franchise-building of "The Hunger Games," "Divergent," et al..”
by Scott Foundas [Variety]