- compiled by Jeffrey Overstreet Copyright Christianity Today International
- 2002 1 Jan
Gerri Pare (Catholic News) says the film is "a delightful, campy experience until the tone darkens considerably by the second half, capped off by a violent act that renders the film unpleasantly nihilistic. And so we are left with one-dimensional characters of no depth whose infidelities and cruelties are of no consequence as long as they continue to look glamorous."
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Mainstream critics praised certain aspects of the film. David Poland says, "The blinding-bright art direction and costume design are candy-box precious but always an eyeful. It's Divas on Parade, with performances both delightful and deranged."
Ebert says, "I dare not reveal a shred of the plot. And the movie is all plot—that, and stylish behavior, and barbed wit, and those musical numbers. Watching [it], you have a silly grin half of the time. Movies like