Friday, April 25, 2008

NYT on Then She Found Me

Stephen Holden of the New York Times is dead on target (because, of course, he agrees with me): "Then She Found Me, a serious comedy, is more impressive for what it refuses to do than for its modest accomplishment. The directorial debut of Helen Hunt, who plays April Epner, an anxious 39-year-old kindergarten teacher in New York City, it has all the ingredients of a slick, commercial farce, which it emphatically is not... Ms. Hunt takes every opportunity to avoid easy comic shtick and cutesy-poo sentimentality in an effort to make her characters act and sound like real people."

1 comment:

Jeremy Richey said...

I'm extremely excited to see this film. Helen is a long time favorite and I am so happy to see her returning to such a warm welcome...thanks for the great review over at Variety and this link.