Here we highlight our choice of some of the more interesting quotes from the romcom The Broken Hearts Gallery Reviews.

PG-13, 108 minutes

  • Released September 11th, 2020, in USA, Canada & UK
  • Released September 17th, 2020, in Australia & New Zealand

New York Post’s The Broken Hearts Gallery review by Johnny Oleksinski

  • The film’s worst offense is that it works way too hard for it to be a light watch.
  • Overall, the resulting scenarios are never as delightful or as poignant as the film thinks they are. They straddle a dull middle ground that rarely yields any meaty emotions or satisfying jokes.
  • Despite its shortcomings, the film is a swell vehicle for Viswanathan, an actress who is effortlessly charming, even if she has been directed to go overboard here.
FRO Rating: 2.5 Stars

(2.5/5 Stars, from our reading of the review)

The Broken Hearts Gallery - Geraldine Viswanathan
The Broken Hearts Gallery – Lucy Gulliver (Geraldine Viswanathan) ©2020 TriStar Pictures

San Francisco Chronicle‘s The Broken Hearts Gallery review by Bob Strauss

  • Risking COVID-19 exposure to see The Broken Hearts Gallery, a sweet, innocuous romantic comedy available only in theaters, is an individual decision. But a warning to anyone who does go: You’re likely to catch a serious case of the cutes.
  • The good news is that Viswanathan is a superb technical actor and impresses with her ability to deliver gobs of gab, pratfalls and crying jags like she means it, no matter how artificially they were conceived.
  • Maybe this is the comforting thing returning theatergoers need more than trying to figure out Tenet. Broken Hearts Gallery is designed to simply make you happy, maybe want to pet a puppy or fall in love and kiss someone new.
FRO Rating: 3 Stars

(3 Stars, from our reading of the review)

The Broken Hearts Gallery - Geraldine Viswanathan and Dacre Montgomery
The Broken Hearts Gallery – Lucy Gulliver (Geraldine Viswanathan) and Nick (Dacre Montgomery) ©2020 TriStar Pictures

Entertainment Weekly‘s The Broken Hearts Gallery Review by Mary Sollosi

  • The Selena Gomez-produced rom-com falls somewhere among Someone Great, How to Be Single, and even HBO’s Girls.
  • Krinsky’s script would have benefited from a few more passes. The movie wants to be more than a generic rom-com by exploring the painful shadow side to romance. But it’s too messy to offer any meaningful observations.
  •  It’s easy to parade around an ostentatiously broken heart, but that only means anything if it comes with baring a little bit of soul.
FRO Rating: 2 Stars

Rated C- = 2/5 stars

The Broken Hearts Gallery - Director Natalie Krinsky with Geraldine Viswanathan and Dacre Montgomery
The Broken Hearts Gallery – Director Natalie Krinsky with Geraldine Viswanathan and Dacre Montgomery between takes on the set ©2020 TriStar Pictures

Variety‘s The Broken Hearts Gallery review by Owen Gleiberman

  • Watching the film, you know you’re seeing an unabashed spawn of Girls and Sex and the City. A kind of anthropological Williamsburg careerist rom-com set. In this case, in a woke wonderland of post-feminist awareness.
  • Natalie Krinsky, who wrote and directed The Broken Hearts Gallery, is an unheralded filmmaker (this is her first feature), and she has a witty and spirited commercial voice.
  • You could say these are characters out of a kind of Girls Lite, but just because they’re not deep doesn’t mean they’re not fun.
FRO Rating: 3.5 Stars

(3.5/5 stars our reading of the review)

The Broken Hearts Gallery - Molly Gordon, Geraldine Viswanathan and Phillipa Soo
The Broken Hearts Gallery – Amanda (Molly Gordon) and Nadine (Phillipa Soo) try to help Lucy (Geraldine Viswanathan, center) feel better ©2020 TriStar Pictures

The Guardian The Broken Hearts Gallery Review by Cath Clarke

  • There is no messing with [Geraldine] Viswanathan, who is undoubtedly the main attraction.
  • Lucy is a character with Bridget Jones, Sex and the City and Girls in her DN. But Viswanathan brings something of her own to the role: an excitable sense of fun and fast-talking wit.
  • This film is pure romcom fantasy but Broken Hearts Gallery is radical in one important respect. Challenging the film industry’s perceptions of what a leading woman looks like.
FRO Rating: 3 Stars

Original score 3/5 Stars

The Broken Hearts Gallery Overall Rating

FRO Rating: 3 Stars

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