Suzanne Tenner
Lisa Schwarzbaum
September 02, 2009 AT 04:00 AM EDT

All About Steve

type
Movie
Current Status
In Season
runtime
89 minutes
Wide Release Date
09/04/09
performer
Sandra Bullock, Bradley Cooper, Thomas Haden Church, Howard Hesseman
director
Phil Traill
distributor
Fox 2000 Pictures
author
Kim Barker
genre
Romance, Comedy

We gave it a D-

Steve (Bradley Cooper) is a TV cameraman. Mary (Sandra Bullock) is a deranged, chattering woman who throws herself on Steve on their one and only date, then stalks him because she thinks they’re meant be together. Oops, sorry, we’re not supposed to think of Mary as mentally ill, psychologically unbalanced, or any of those painful things, just full of gumption and sunny determination. But yikes, All About Steve is a creepy, humiliating ”comedy,” playing to Bullock’s worst instincts for demonstrating the lovability of women who don?t fit in. D-

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