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The Women Review

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0.5

Dave White Profile

...full of hollow chuckles and crocodile tears and implausible sisterhood and a boldly defiant refusal to deliver comedy. Because laughing is sexist. Read full review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 2.0
    27

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally unfavorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 38

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    Defanged and drippy, the remake of 1939's The Women seems to have been made for the dullard granddaughters of the sassy, sharp society matrons in George Cukor's campy original.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    The movie is a feminist lesson instead of what it should have been (and once was): a tough, synthetic, high-gloss entertainment that wears its heart on its lacquered fingernails.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    The film repeatedly sacrifices dramatic punch for political correctness.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    This is Diane English's directing debut, and it shows. Also in evidence is her familiarity with television. The movie is shot like a TV show, with frequent intercut close-ups.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    As a well-crafted, well-written and well-acted entertainment, it drew me in and got its job done.

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