Hysterical Blindness
Hysterical Blindness (2002)

Mira Nair's Hysterical Blindness tells the tale of a pair of Jersey girls who are looking for love. Debby (Uma Thurman) and Beth (Juliette Lewis) spend most of their free time trying to find Mr. Right at a local bar. Debby still lives… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 15, 2003
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Critic Score: 70% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter

The actors pull out all the stops in nearly every scene, but to diminishing effect. The characters never change.

Chris Gore
Film Threat

Nair's attention to detail creates an impeccable sense of place, while Thurman and Lewis give what can easily be considered career-best performances.

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Annlee Ellingson
Boxoffice Magazine

Thurman and Lewis are hilarious throughout.

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Carla Meyer
San Francisco Chronicle

Nair and writer Laura Cahill dare to build a movie around some flawed but rather unexceptional women, emerging with a fine character study that's short on plot but rich in the tiny revelations of real life.

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Nigam Nuggehalli
culturevulture.net

The emotional overload of female angst irreparably drags the film down.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

Nice piece of work.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Everything was as superficial as the forced New Jersey lowbrow accent Uma had.

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
Leo L
Great movie by Mira Nair. Seen this before, but couldn't entirely recall the movie. So, I sat down and watched all of it all over again. Here's an… More