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  • Summary: Temptation takes on a wickedly delicious new flavor in About Adam, as every character is seduced...all by the same mysterious man: the sinfully sweet Adam (Townsend). Like his Garden of Eden counterpart, this sexy modern Dubliner has become the apple of one woman's (Hudson) eye --andTemptation takes on a wickedly delicious new flavor in About Adam, as every character is seduced...all by the same mysterious man: the sinfully sweet Adam (Townsend). Like his Garden of Eden counterpart, this sexy modern Dubliner has become the apple of one woman's (Hudson) eye --and everyone else's forbidden fruit. (Miramax Films) Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 17
  2. Negative: 0 out of 17
  1. Reviewed by: Emanuel Levy
    90
    Unlike "Four Weddings," which ultimately was moralistic and conservative in its message --—About Adam is a frolic free of any judgments, and marked by Stembridge's sparkling wit.
  2. 80
    Writer-director Gerard Stembridge keeps the amoral laughs bubbling.
  3. 80
    Quick-witted, spicy Irish comedy.
  4. Seems refreshing, even mildly subversive.
  5. 63
    Thanks to Hudson and the other women, it's a moderately beguiling date movie.
  6. 60
    Sweet, likable and consistently engaging, if so insubstantial that it's always on the verge of blowing away.
  7. Cotton candy story with an acrid aftertaste.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 5
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 5
  3. Negative: 1 out of 5