In Theaters

There are so many things so wrong with Diane English’s limp update of the 1936 Clare Booth Luce play, The Women, that Meg Ryan’s starring role is nowhere near the top of the list. Of course, Ryan is rarely so bad as to warrant all of her negative press—one so often sees that wrinkling of the nose, followed by the disapproving query, “Oh, is that that Meg Ryan movie?” Ger iconic position is that of the exemplar of all of Hollywood’s worst instincts, vis a vis the chick flick just refuses to die…

The Women opens today in theaters. You can read the full review at PopMatters.

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