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Better Than Chocolate Review


Weak
To paraphrase Bob Dylan, Hollywood knows when something is happening, though it seldom knows what it is or why it happened.

Nobody knows why gay love stories have gone from being taboo to trendy, but the film industry is belatedly ready to exploit the new homophilia with Trick and Better Than Chocolate, a Canadian import by director Anne Wheeler. Gay love stories have momentarily joined the list of bankable film premises, along with Julia Roberts and dog-poop gags. Formerly alternative screenwriters and directors, probably concerned that the 15-minute stopwatch is ticking, are rushing in with product. So far, the results are mostly forgettable.

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Heart Of America Review


Weak
You say Heart of America. I think Disney, helicopter shops of forest rangers, Imax, maybe 3-D, maybe some fireworks.

You say a thinly-veiled fictionalization of the Columbine massacre. I say directed by Uwe Boll (He'll make four movies based on video games from 2003 to 2006.)

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Better Than Chocolate Review


Good

"Better Than Chocolate" is a lesbian, coming-out, romantic comedy-dramawith a few endearing twists that make it somewhat more memorable than mostmovies of its ilk.

What sets it apart certainly isn't the script -- whichfollows a Screenwriting 101 story arch of conservative moms, sexy, tentativefirst-time love scenes and generic tolerance conflicts, and wraps everythingup right on cue with an all-too-tidy finale of acceptance and understanding.

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To paraphrase Bob Dylan, Hollywood knows when something is happening, though it seldom knows what...

Better Than Chocolate Movie Review

Better Than Chocolate Movie Review

"Better Than Chocolate" is a lesbian, coming-out, romantic comedy-dramawith a few endearing twists that make...

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