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The Holiday

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The Holiday

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
135 minutes
Wide Release Date:
12/08/06
performer:
Jack Black, Cameron Diaz, Jude Law, Kate Winslet, Ed Burns, Eli Wallach
director:
Nancy Meyers
distributor:
Sony Pictures Entertainment
author:
Nancy Meyers
genre:
Romance, Comedy

We gave it a B-

A cookie-cutter chick flick, with Cameron Diaz and Kate Winslet as neurotic singletons who swap homes over Christmas. It’s a self-consciously ”old-fashioned” premise, with too much sub-Bridget Jones dithering, but Nancy Meyers’ dialogue has a perky synthetic sheen.