Phil Caruso
Melissa Rose Bernardo
May 09, 2008 AT 04:00 AM EDT

P.S. I Love You

type
Movie
Current Status
In Season
mpaa
PG-13
runtime
126 minutes
Wide Release Date
12/21/07
performer
Gerard Butler, Hilary Swank, Lisa Kudrow
director
Richard LaGravenese
distributor
Warner Bros.
author
Richard LaGravenese, Steven Rogers
genre
Comedy, Drama

We gave it an C-

Taking Cecelia Ahern’s letters-from-the-grave chick-lit dramedy P.S. I Love You out of Ireland and transplanting it to New York City for the film sounds like a good idea. (It’s not.) It also seems smart to give Boys Don’t Cry and Million Dollar Baby star Hilary Swank a chance to show some comic chops. (She doesn’t really have them.) EXTRAS include a few mercifully deleted scenes, a chat with Ahern, who says she wrote the book on a lark at age 21, and a video for ”Same Mistake,” a surprisingly good James Blunt ballad. P.S. You’ll love the soundtrack. If only that were included. C-

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