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Video Review: 'Committed'

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Committed

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
99 minutes
Limited Release Date:
04/28/00
performer:
Heather Graham, Luke Wilson, Goran Visnjic
director:
Lisa Krueger
distributor:
Miramax
author:
Lisa Krueger
genre:
Comedy, Romance

We gave it a C-

Never mind the Sundance buzz, this poster child for the altitude sickness that festival can cause is just a cocktail of forced whimsy and ridiculous circumstance. Ditched by her spouse (Luke Wilson), Joline (Heather Graham) trails him to Texas, where she stalks her hubby, is tossed in an asylum, and somehow — totally inexplicably — becomes a better person for all of it. Not even the adorable, screwball Graham can save Committed, a well-intentioned mess with all the kooky spontaneity of a military exercise. C-

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