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A Man Called Ove
A grumpy old man finds his heart
"...minutes or so are heartwarming to the point of schmaltz. Even the adept Lassgård, as the old fogey version..."

Nov. 4, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2
This unasked-for sequel goes down like an overdose of baklava
"...accents get hammier, the gestures grow broader, and the schmaltz turns sickly sweet, like an overdose of baklava...."

March 25, 2016 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Coming Home
Zhang Yimou's latest is a family drama set against the winds of history
"...What would surely have been pure, grandiose schmaltz in lesser hands is instead achingly moving familial drama..."

Oct. 2, 2015 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet
Animated film is based on Gibran's iconic book of prose poems
"...recommended for those sections, just be prepared for some schmaltz to go along with the transcendentalist philosophy...."

Aug. 28, 2015 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Danny Collins
Al Pacino is an aging rock & roller who makes an entertaining play for redemption
"...the life he was meant to have. Dipping into schmaltz on occasion, Danny Collins, for the most part, manages..."

April 3, 2015 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Red Wing
Honest, down-home flavor mixes with melodramatic excess in this Texas-made movie produced by Terrence Malick.
"...honest, down-home flavor mixes with an excess of melodramatic schmaltz in this Texas-made movie. Although it’s set in current..."

Oct. 11, 2013 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Paris 36
This French film set in late-Thirties Paris is something of a backstage drama, but it's marred by glossy reminiscing and melodramatic politicizing.
"...the recently shuttered Faubourg 36 Chansonia, the whole seriocomic schmaltz fest looks and sounds an awful lot like noises..."

April 24, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

P.S. I Love You
Academy Award-winner Hilary Swank needs to call her agent before getting involved in any more romantic codswallop like this.
"...It's a chick flick of the tallest order, with schmaltz galore and the sort of ongoing romantic hubris that..."

Dec. 21, 2007 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

This Christmas
The film has the perfect formula for holiday cheer: redemption through sentimentality, salvation through schmaltz.
"...for holiday cheer: It’s redemption through sentimentality, salvation through schmaltz...."

Nov. 23, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

Knocked Up
Although it’s extremely funny in bursts, Judd Apatow's new comedy flirts once too often with schmaltz before toppling into melodrama in its third act.
"...in bursts, the movie flirts once too often with schmaltz before toppling into melodrama in its third act. The..."

June 1, 2007 Movie Review by Josh Rosenblatt

One Last Thing …
A 16-year-old with terminal cancer just wants to have sex before dying in this sweet, if overly earnest feature.
"...winning presence that consistently rises above the taint of schmaltz or mystical hokum. You know he won’t live –..."

May 5, 2006 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

My First Mister
"...It's hard to imagine that this retrenchment into gestural schmaltz was imposed by hack producers, who are far more..."

Oct. 26, 2001 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Divided We Fall
"...its black-comic tinge, and without the slightest hint of schmaltz. The only real drawback is Hrebejk's use of a..."

July 27, 2001 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Angel Eyes
"...the third act. Viewers with a low tolerance for schmaltz may suffer; one heartfelt speech even drew nervous titters..."

May 18, 2001 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

Joe Dirt
"...together with Bondo. The filmmakers won't lay off the schmaltz – instead of bitter bon mots from the formerly..."

April 13, 2001 Movie Review by Marrit Ingman

You Can Count On Me
"...But he isn't always successful at reining in the schmaltz. The actors are nicely restrained throughout, but even they..."

Dec. 22, 2000 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Autumn Heart
"...heart), it lines the territory with thick layers of schmaltz. Tyne Daly plays the matriarch of three grown daughters..."

Dec. 8, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Ride With the Devil
"...from previous Civil War films, spares us the epic schmaltz and mush-brained romanticism we've come to expect from the..."

Dec. 17, 1999 Movie Review by Russell Smith

I Love You, I Love You Not
"...performance anxiety, troweling on enough leaden symbolism and gratuitous schmaltz to seriously undermine the tale's potential impact. Her protagonist..."

April 3, 1998 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Comrades, Almost a Love Story
"...no exception, though viewers may want to bring their schmaltz meters and a spare hanky or two to this..."

Aug. 22, 1997 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
A trio of “showgirls” – two drag queens and one transgender woman – venture out of tolerant, big-city Sydney and into the wilds of central Australia.
"...a tug at the tear ducts, a smidgen of schmaltz, but then, it wouldn't be a story about three..."

Aug. 26, 1994 Movie Review by Robert Faires

Greedy
"...but their usual winning formula is to take a schmaltzy premise and tart it up with tangy, irreverent jokes...."

March 11, 1994 Movie Review by Robert Faires

Used People
"...minority. Used People trades on heartwarming eccentricity and life-affirming schmaltz as if they were the best thing since sliced..."

Jan. 22, 1993 Movie Review by Steve Davis

Schmaltz
Julia Hungerford drums up business at her Jewish, vegetarian sandwich trailer
"...Schmaltz913 E. Cesar Chavez, 508-8985 Tue.-Sat., noon-4pm www.facebook.com/SchmaltzAustin..."

March 22, 2013 Food Review by Melanie Haupt

Eat to the Beat
Gotta break eggs to make a musician omelet
"...the corner of Cesar Chavez and San Marcos Street, Schmaltz is slammed. Filling the picnic tables are a cross..."

June 14, 2013 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

Get Over It
"...put out anything these days that isn't asinine teen schmaltz or deeply sensitive, lushly shot adult schmaltz. If you..."

March 9, 2001 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

The Luv Doc: Turkey Day Decorating Tips
Get your turkey day feng shui together with this helpful list.
"...Once again it’s time to ramp up the holiday schmaltz, if only to remind ourselves that we live in..."

Nov. 29, 2013 Column by The Luv Doc

Fresh Off the Tempeh Truck
A roundup of Austin's best food trailers for plant-based dining
"...Where Moses Falafel emphasizes Israeli cuisine, Julia Hungerford of Schmaltz specializes in Jewish deli food worthy of any vegetarian..."

March 8, 2013 Food Feature by Melanie Haupt

Classic Jewish Comfort Food Elevated With Modern Techniques
Traditional Jewish food your Bubbe would be proud of
"...homemade condiment creating. Bubbe will be comfortable with the schmaltz-heavy classics, and totally verklempt over modern updates such as..."

Sept. 14, 2012 Food Feature by Amy Kritzer

Triumph
High school wrestling drama is admirable for giving athletes with disabilities a platform
"...than this clunker that goes so heavy on the schmaltz it borders on parody...."

April 30, 2021 Movie Review by Trace Sauveur

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