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'TIL THERE WAS YOU

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'Til There Was You

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
performer:
Dylan McDermott, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Jennifer Aniston, Janel Moloney, Sarah Jessica Parker
director:
Scott Winant
genre:
Comedy, Romance

We gave it a C-

In this too, too precious romance, ‘Til There Was You, Jeanne Tripplehorn and Dylan McDermott play a made-for-each-other couple who take 20-odd years to fall in love at first sight—even though they’re never more than one degree of separation apart. In the interim, they endure romantic mismatches that, with the exception of the radiantly narcissistic Parker as a prima donna former child star, should have been a whole lot more amusing than they are. Delaying the inevitable at such contrived length will sorely tempt home viewers to fast-forward to the fateful moment. Even if you do, though, it’s anticlimactic. C-

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