Generally favorable reviews- based on 11 Ratings
Feb 21, 2012First let me say that I've seen About A Boy and High Fidelity about 3 times each, so I am a big Hornby fan. However, this movie had nothing going for it. It's a story about a stupid guy (and a woman who was stupid to get involved with him). There's nothing redeeming about it, nothing very funny about it, and it is a *huge* disappointment compared to the two films mentioned above. Don't waste your time. Really.… Full Review »
JulieS.Jun 13, 2006Sexy Colin Firth. Football. What more could you want?
DonaldW.Apr 3, 2006This is the kind of movie that my Mother would have summed as "a cute show." Not high praise but indicative of its entertainment value, even while acknowledging its faults. The latter include sketch comedy acting, mediocre writing and directing that makes many scenes far too long. Nonetheless, Jimmy Fallon and Drew Barrymore are wonderful together and seem to be having a good time, despite it all. And that is enough to make the whole thing, well, cute.… Full Review »