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Wednesday, August 23 2006

Just My Luck (2006)

The relation of luck to popularity, success, victory, and happiness is all a "look," it seems, an illusion that allows you to resign to the fact that you'll never live Lohan's life.


Friday, May 12 2006

Just My Luck (2006)

Promoted as Lohan's 'transition' piece, as she moves from tweeny larks to so-called adult roles, Just My Luck is neither larkish nor serious, but only graceless.


Thursday, May 11 2006

Just My Luck (2006)

Promoted as Lohan's 'transition' piece, as she moves from tweeny larks to so-called adult roles, Just My Luck is neither larkish nor serious, but only graceless.


Thursday, February 6 2003

How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)

She's so cute, he's so cute, everyone's so cute.


Sunday, January 1 1995

Miss Congeniality (2000)

Any director who imagines the slender acting talent of Benjamin Bratt (late of TV's 'Law & Order') can sustain the male lead, FBI agent and atavistic prig Eric Matthews (particularly opposite the gloriously charismatic Bullock) requires instant re-immersion in Casting 101.


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