Metascore
53

Mixed or average reviews - based on 23 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 23
  2. Negative: 3 out of 23
  1. Reviewed by: Jay Carr
    50
    What saves it is that it's lighter than mousse and is animated by a handful of engaging performers.
  2. Laughless, brainless, styleless, and clueless.
  3. 50
    Never quite attains takeoff velocity.
  4. More a sampling of previous crowd-pleasers...than a fashion statement all its own.
  5. Reviewed by: Robert Horton
    50
    Does a lot of little stuff right, and it sparkles at times.
  6. 60
    How nice to see a new comic lead (Ferguson) with the confidence not to hog the screen.
  7. A cheerful and smart mock documentary about hairdressing and Hollywood that knows enough not to take itself too seriously.
  8. Reviewed by: Phoebe Flowers
    25
    An inept comedy.
  9. 75
    Crawford's such a good-hearted guy, you can't help but want a cut from his clippers.
  10. One of those bright ideas for a TV sketch that convinces someone it's too good to waste on the small screen. It's not.
  11. 50
    Has its share of laughs.
  12. Reviewed by: Ted Gideonse
    50
    Enough already with the faux documentary!
  13. 70
    Irresistibly silly.
  14. Reviewed by: Daniel Mangin
    50
    As light as a squirt of styling mousse.
  15. Aims to do nothing but please, and it accomplishes its modest aim with charm and intelligence.
  16. An innocuous, hit-and-miss affair.
  17. As it rubs our noses in our own fascination with vanity and the silliest values in life, it's charming enough to make us like it.
  18. (Ferguson is) so cheeky and effeminate, he becomes more of a caricature than an actual person.
  19. Reviewed by: Ken Fox
    70
    The film's potshots are perfectly aimed.
  20. Pleasing piffle.
  21. 30
    A sub-sitcom stretched to an interminable 85 minutes.

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