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Life Or Something Like It

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Life or Something Like It

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
103 minutes
Wide Release Date:
04/26/02
performer:
Ed Burns, Angelina Jolie, Stockard Channing, Tony Shalhoub
director:
Stephen Herek
distributor:
20th Century Fox Film Corporation
author:
John Scott Shepherd
genre:
Romance, Comedy

We gave it a D

) Neither about life nor about anything like life, this bubbleheaded drama is mostly about slapping together a bunch of cliches regarding the loneliness of ambitious women. Angelina Jolie plays a Seattle TV reporter who is forced to take stock when a sidewalk prophet (Tony Shalhoub) announces that she’s going to die in a week. A dully cute, bickering romance with her cameraman (Edward Burns) fills out this cartoonish, overly simplistic tale directed by Stephen Herek (Mr. Holland’s Opus). D

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