I Hate Valentine's Day (2009) 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… 2009-07-03 PG-13 PT98M Comedy Romance John Corbett Nia Vardalos IFC Films
Movie Review

I Hate Valentine's Day (2009)

MPAA Rating: PG-13
I Hate Valentine's Day | BOYCOTTING CUPID Nia Vardalos and John Corbett
BOYCOTTING CUPID Nia Vardalos and John Corbett
EW's GRADE
C-

Details Limited Release: Jul 03, 2009; Rated: PG-13; Length: 98 Minutes; Genres: Comedy, Romance; With: John Corbett and Nia Vardalos; Distributor: IFC Films

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–

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Originally posted Jul 08, 2009 Published in issue #1056 Jul 17, 2009 Order article reprints