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  • Summary: What's the most important thing in life? Is it love or is it your career? Is it work or is it your family? Lanie Kerrigan (Jolie) must ponder these questions after a street savant tells her that she will die in seven days. (20th Century Fox)
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  1. Positive: 5 out of 32
  2. Negative: 18 out of 32
  1. The result is a worthy woman's film and Jolie's best showcase to date.
  2. It's cheerful nonsense from blithe beginning to obvious end.
  3. This is an excellent movie for watching Jolie, one of the more entertaining sidelines in recent Hollywood movie going. There are two firsts for her here: Angelina does blonde and, more importantly, Angelina does comedy.
  4. Reviewed by: Mike Clark
    Life is a crock -- or something like it.
  5. It's difficult to concentrate on the story. Not that there's much to concentrate on anyway.
  6. 25
    To top it off, the ending is a clumsy cheat. Of course, I was rooting for the news gal to expire and the film to die a quick death.
  7. Every now and then, though, a movie comes up with a scene of surpassing stupidity, and then builds from that defining moment to a climax of perfect ineptitude. Life or Something Like It is such an achievement.

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


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