Tag Archives: Drew Barrymore

Never Been Kissed - * * 1/2*

Never Been Kissed is a film about second chances. Similar in ways to Peggy Sue Got Married, the film gives its lead character a chance to relive her not-so-glorious days of high school (albeit without the time travel twist). Never … Continue reading

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Home Fries - * * 1/2*

Home Fries is an unusual romantic comedy where you never quite know what to expect. Just when you think you’ve figured it out, the film veers off in a different direction. The end result may leave you disoriented, but its … Continue reading

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Ever After - * * 1/2*

The fairy tale of Cinderella has been retold many times over the years. However, it isn’t often that such a retelling results in a film as revisionist in Ever After. Eliminating the fantastical elements (pumpkins and fairy godmothers), while enhancing … Continue reading

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The Wedding Singer - * 1/2*

Adam Sandler turns up the charm in his latest romantic comedy, The Wedding Singer. Unfortunately, that also has the effect of softening his edge. He’s nowhere near his peak of Happy Gilmore, not that it was much of one. He’s … Continue reading

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Everyone Says I Love You - * * *

Woody Allen’s latest film is a musical romantic comedy that should appeal to fans of the genre. It overlays a traditional Allen film with song and dance numbers of early 20th century standards. The film is narrated by DJ (Natasha … Continue reading

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Mad Love - 1/2*

Dysfunctional modern rock love story. Chris O’Donnell is Matt, just a normal guy at a Seattle high school, when new student Casey (Drew Barrymore) comes to town. She has a wild and reckless attitude, and, heck, she happens to be … Continue reading

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