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A decent romcom with Hugh Grant and Sarah Jessica Parker. By Peter Bradshaw

I know, I know. Some movies – most movies – get a bigging up before they are released and this one has had an awful littling down. No one has had a civil word to say on the subject of Did You Hear About the Morgans? The word of mouth, in this case, appears to begin with S. I spoke to some people who had seen this romcom, before settling down to watch it myself, and they had the shocked, glassy-eyed expression of people who have witnessed two buses, full of children from two separate orphanages, involved in a head-on collision. And the littling down process hasn't been helped, particularly, by the film's star, Hugh Grant, who gave a cheerfully detached performance on television with Jonathan Ross, indicating that he wasn't exactly pinning Oscar hopes on it. His pairing »

- Peter Bradshaw

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