"New Year's Eve" celebrates love, hope, forgiveness, second chances and fresh starts, in intertwining stories told amidst the pulse and promise of New York City on the most dazzling night of the year.
- Garry Marshall
- Halle Berry, Jessica Biel, Jon Bon Jovi, Abigail Breslin, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Robert De Niro, Josh Duhamel, Zac Efron, Hector Elizondo, Katherine Heigl, Ashton Kutcher, Seth Meyers, Lea Michele, Sarah Jessica Parker, Michelle Pfeiffer, Til Schweiger, Hilary Swank, Sofia Vergara
The screenplay isn't written so much as assembled in carefully slotted little blocks, following the rules of a screenwriting textbook.Stephen Holden, New York Times, 12.08.2011
The only entertaining way to watch New Year's Eve is as a cruel experiment in which performers stranded with absolutely no script support are forced to subsist on pure presence, which quickly becomes a blood sport in which only a few survive.Linda Holmes, NPR, 12.09.2011
What can be said about a movie that is nice and awful? That has a warm spirit and is 100 percent phony? That has all the stars in the galaxy and all the appeal of rotting fish?Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle, 12.08.2011
New Year's Eve is a perfect example of why the adjective "Hollywood" is so often used as a pejorative.Rafer Guzman, Newsday, 12.09.2011