These tales are as highly designed as fashion layouts. But they're as relaxing to thumb through as those NYT Magazine trend pieces about how chopsticks are the new forks, or how Eva Amurri is the new Christina Ricci...
—Lisa Schwarzbaum Entertainment Weekly
Inevitably, the film is a jumble sale, but you can make some nice discoveries.
—Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times
Like 2006's Paris, Je t'Aime, the patchwork assortment features some indelible moments, but it has more bland segments than the Parisian film.
—Claudia Puig USA Today
If at first you partially succeed, repeat the formula. Following the modest success of his 2006 omnibus film Paris, Je T'aime, in which 18 directors filmed a short tale of love set in a different arrondisement of the French capital, producer Emmanuel Benbihy replicates the experiment with predictably modest results.
—Andrew Schenker Slant Magazine
...a mixed bag.
—Leah Rozen People
You know a collection of Gotham-themed shorts by international directors is in serious trouble when the most entertaining segment is directed by Hollywood uber-hack Brett Ratner.
—Lou Lumenick New York Post