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  • Summary: Maggie (Diaz) and Rose Feller (Collette) are both best friends and polar opposites when it comes to values, goals and personal style. This is the alternately hilarious and heart-rending story of two sisters with nothing in common but size 8 ½ feet. (20th Century Fox)
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 21 out of 36
  2. Negative: 1 out of 36
  1. The movie is so well-cast, sympathetically acted and delicately directed -- and so genuinely touching and funny -- that it leaps right out of the narrow confines of the family bonding formula.
  2. No great claims should be made for In Her Shoes. If the aim here was to show how chick lit can become just plain lit, the effort failed. But there is something to be said for froth when it's expertly whipped.
  3. Maintains a breezy charm throughout and contains many extremely funny sequences.
  4. Reviewed by: Michael Phillips
    63
    A great big wad of chick-lit gum, In Her Shoes gets by on the skill of its players.
  5. 58
    It's absolutely the classiest big-screen version of chick lit we're ever likely to see. But it still has all the lasting flavor of a Chiclet.
  6. Although much of the bloat can be traced to the script, via the Jennifer Weiner novel, let's not absolve director Curtis Hanson from his fat share of the blame.
  7. 30
    The movie works neither as a comedy nor as a lame melodrama -- its entertainment value is embarrassingly feeble.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 20
  2. Negative: 3 out of 20

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