The Mirror Has Two Faces
The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996)

In this romantic comedy, middle-aged English professor Rose Morgan is homely and shy. Professor Gregory Larkin has had one failed romance too many and blames sex for his rotten luck. After hearing Rose praise chaste and courtly love to her… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: November 15, 1996
DVD Release Date: January 20, 1998
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Critic Score: 55% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Gene Siskel
Chicago Tribune

[Barbara] Streisand's direction is solid, save for a needless run-on ending over the final credits, and cinematographers Dante Spinotti and Andrzej Bartkowiak make New York City sparkle.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Downer story does match its book source, for the most part. Great cast.

Bruce Bennett
Spectrum (St. George, Utah)

A terrific, thought provoking, at times heart wrenching twist on the typical rom-com proving again Streisands singular gifts.

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Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

I didn't wanna like it. But by movie's end, I didn't hate it. Points for that.

Rob Nelson
City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul

Princess of Tides

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Blake Davis
KFOR Channel 4 News

A uniquely awful vanity piece.

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Flixster Audience Score: 72% Flixster User Reviews
Red Lats
Does a marriage of convenience work? A marriage with no sex? I preferred Jeff Bridges' acting over Barbra Streisand's.
Alec Barniskis
I don't think a single moment of this movie made any sense. Its also poorly edited and just about everyone (including even Jeff Bridges) is unconvincing in… More
Sunil Jawahir
A solid romantic comedy that gets a lttle eh in the middle but is pretty charming and actually has a really strong cast as well as a clever script.