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A Quick Tip by GiovanniSodi

  • Jul 18, 2010
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I'm a guy but I've always enjoyed Jennifer's chick flicks. This is one of her best...
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Quick Tip by . March 07, 2011
Great romantic movie. Brings you back to your childhood days on how you imagined your love life would turn out.
Quick Tip by . July 15, 2010
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Jennifer Lopez did very well in this movie. The plot was very Cinderella cliche though.
review by . September 05, 2009
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To understand why MAID IN MANHATTAN was so wildly popular at the box office when first released in 2002, one must first examine the times in which it first appeared. Less than a year on from September 11th, audiences needed fairytale escapism, and this movie delivered it with an adorable Jennifer Lopez (then riding high on her dual career of actress and chart-topping pop singer) and a whimsical Norah Jones soundtrack. Seven years later, does MAID IN MANHATTAN still hold it's entertaining spell? …
Quick Tip by . December 26, 2009
Decent romantic comedy, Jennifer's character is mistaken for a rich girl when she's actually a maid - a modern Cinderella story, sort of.
review by . June 01, 2008
I was writing another book review when this movie came on TV. When I saw Jennifer Lopez, I started watching and was hooked from the first scene with her little son. I just finished it and must say I truly enjoyed the time spent watching this "feel-good" movie. It was just what the doctor ordered after a two-day stint with the flu. This certainly went well with my recuperative fare of tea and toast. ... lol ...    In this movie, Lopez plays--you guessed it!--a maid who works in …
review by . January 20, 2006
I don't like pointless chick flix. I am the King of this notion. I would rather sit alone for six hours staring at a pine tree than give an hour and a half-plus to a nightmarish meet-cute. Thankfully, in this very manly reviewers opinion, Maid in Manhattan shines a little.    Jennifer Lopez is accredited to acting in one of the grandest modern bombs of our time. The mention of the word sends chills up the spine, but here it goes: Gigli. (Which according to Ebert didn't deserve …
review by . April 03, 2003
Where Julia Roberts has great success in her box office Cinderella story, 'Pretty Woman', Jennifer Lopez is less than successful. I'm not saying that this is a bad movie---its cute, but its similarity to 'Pretty Woman' is almost text book and too convenient.   J-lo is Marisa, a maid in a distinguished Manhattan hotel---she aspires to a management position and is motivated by her colleagues, and her son, Ty a young boy with a penchant for politics. She's got two thorns in her side: a mother …
review by . December 16, 2002
Pros: Cute boy, Ralph Fiennes, starts to discuss interesting themes     Cons: predictable, bland, shallow     The Bottom Line: This movie made being a maid look like fun, so it must feature extremely poignant social commentary, right?     When my friends and I saw the trailer for Maid in Manhattan, we groaned at the cheesiness of the title and the utter unoriginality of the plot. "Wasn't this movie already made with Julia Roberts in it?" …
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In the breezy Maid in Manhattan, a maid in a top-flight hotel (Jennifer Lopez, Out of SightThe Wedding Planner) chances to dress in a guest's clothes just when a handsome political candidate (Ralph Fiennes, Schindler's ListRed Dragon) walks in. Naturally, he's bowled over and pursues her; he's initially drawn to her gorgeous good looks but soon comes to appreciate her honesty and common sense. Of course, she can't let him know that she's only a maid, and various high jinks ensue--it's all pretty formulaic, but lurking in the edges of this glossy, brainless romance are a wealth of sly turns by Natasha Richardson and Amy Sedaris (as callow socialites), Bob Hoskins (as a dignified butler), Stanley Tucci (as Fiennes' exasperated campaign manager), and many less familiar faces. All help to give Maid in Manhattan the life and texture that has been processed out of the main characters. -- Bret Fetzer
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