Entertainment Weekly

Stay Connected

Subscribe

Advertise With Us

Learn More

Skip to content

Article

I Hate Valentine's Day

Posted on

I Hate Valentine's Day

I Hate Valentine's Day

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
98 minutes
Limited Release Date:
07/03/09
performer:
John Corbett, Nia Vardalos
director:
Nia Vardalos
author:
Nia Vardalos
genre:
Comedy, Romance

We gave it a C-

It’s a fine line between the good cheer of a woman who can turn the world on with her smile and the scary grin of a neighborhood crazy. Nia Vardalos crosses the boundary in I Hate Valentine’s Day, a charmless rom-com about an exhaustingly vivacious florist whose kooky approach to romance — she sets a five-date limit, then bails — goes kerflooey when she meets an exhaustingly cute lawyer?turned?pub owner played by her My Big Fat Greek Wedding costar, John Corbett. Chicer and sleeker than she was then, Vardalos is now also stiffer and more strenuously antic (Also available on cable via on demand) C?

See all of this week’s reviews

Comments