Movie Review: 'While You Were Sleeping'
On the surface, this upbeat romantic comedy makes you feel good because it’s about a lonely, dreamy woman (Sandra Bullock) who finds love with a nice guy (Bill Pullman) while pretending to be engaged to his brother (Peter Gallagher), who can’t protest because he’s in a coma. Look beneath the surface, though, and this is a ”warm-edy” cranked out by a machine, with characters who do what they do only because the highly structured plot requires it. Bullock just about knocks herself exhausted being winsome and lovable. B-
While You Were Sleeping