...Four Weddings proves that there is no substitute for sheer professionalism and, most importantly, a first-rate script.
Casting is everything in FOUR WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL; the more one falls for Grant's ineffectual-but-adorable upper-middle-class schtick, the more charming everything seems.
...this may be the one that makes [Hugh Grant] finally familiar to American audiences. He has a self-deprecating manner, a kind of endearing awkwardness, that makes you understand why a woman might like him...
...it represents two hours of solid movie magic.