Bridget Jones's Diary

Rating: * * * 1/2 Japanese title: Bridget Jones no Nikki Director: Sharon Maguire Running time: 97 minutes Language: English Opens mid-September at Shibutoh Cine Tower and other theaters

Some books aren't meant for the movies. When the union is forced, it can cause an allergic reaction in the viewer, who may slump in his or her seat, wondering uneasily whether to ask if there's a dermatologist in the house (e.g., "The World According to Garp").

Renee Zellweger in "Bridget Jones's Diary"