Standard Time (Anything But Love)
Standard Time (Anything But Love) (2002)

A corporate lawyer is caught in a love triangle with an ambitious cabaret singer.

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: December 14, 2004
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Critic Score: 37% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer

An appealing, low-budget musical cowritten by and starring Isabel Rose as Billie, whose pluck and talent are tonic -- if as shopworn as her thrift-store threads.

Ty Burr
Boston Globe

[An] ungainly little movie.

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Kent Turner
Film-Forward.com

Without the bawdiness and irony of the Doris Day tribute Down With Love, Anything but Love will also bring to mind the comedies of Judy Holliday.

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Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter

Ends up little more than a vanity piece for Rose and an exercise in style over substance for Cary.

Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Filmed in the colors of newborn Technicolor, plotted as a tribute to the conventions of Hollywood romance, filled with standard songs, it's by and for people who love those kinds of movies.

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Brent Simon
Entertainment Today

Obvious, but sweet-tempered and lovingly put together enough to generally trump such shortcomings. For fans of breezy, feel-good fare only.

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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

To borrow a word from another American standard, Anything but Love, is hardly unforgettable. But if you're looking for the movie equivalent of comfort food, then there's something to dig into here.

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Ellen Fox
Chicago Tribune

The earnest, low-budget indie Anything But Love isn't quite the movie you'd like it to be, but it provides some kicks, nonetheless.

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Prairie Miller
Long Island Press

All the quirky characters feel as familiar and comfortable as the supporting cast in your own life, even when it comes to the irritating ones.