Fast Food, Fast Women
Fast Food, Fast Women (2001)

Amos Kollek directs this quiet, understated comedy about lonely hearts and empty pockets in New York. Pushing 40, Bella (Anna Thomson) works as a waitress at small downtown diner in Manhattan. Her elderly regulars include Paul (Robert… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: May 11, 2001
DVD Release Date: November 19, 2002
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Critic Score: 47% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Fast Food, Fast Women tries too hard to be kooky and charming.

Ernest Hardy
L.A. Weekly

Despite some lovely moments ... Fast Food Fast Women operates like a sitcom.

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Rita Kempley
Washington Post

An incoherent jumble of characters and situations.

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Joshua Tanzer

Audience-insulting. Our heroine has faced no difficulty, learned nothing, earned nothing, but she has a lovely fairy-tale ending that's supposed to make us leave the theater happy.

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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer

Nothing runs very deep, or very diverting ... in this overplayed, underwritten slice of (love-)life.

Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

Has a vacant, inept, why-oh-why feeling from its opening minutes and only gets worse.

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Christopher Null

Just a vain attempt at making a movie about the perils of romance in the modern age.

Curt Fields
Washington Post

Tries hard to be charming, but succeeds only occasionally.

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Jay Carr
Boston Globe

Naive as Kollek's writing is, there's something winning about his sympathy with out-of-step characters.

Rob Blackwelder

There is warmth and empathy at the core of this movie that can overcome everything about it that's frustrating.

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