Picks and Pans Review: Something's Gotta Give

updated 12/22/2003 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 12/22/2003 AT 01:00 AM EST

Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, Keanu Reeves, Amanda Peet
ROMANTIC COMEDY

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In a film Hollywood wags have dubbed Granny Hall, Annie Hall's Keaton gives a glowing comic performance that adds a layer of depth to a saltine-thin, though enjoyable, battle-of-the-sexes comedy. She plays a successful Broadway playwright past 50 who, after a long dating drought, unexpectedly finds herself entangled with two men: a randy old billygoat (Nicholson, kidding his own image) who had been seeing her daughter (Peet), and a dashing young M.D. (Reeves, registering a pulse here). Give boasts Viagra jokes aplenty, but many of them amuse, and Keaton is radiant. (PG-13)

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