"Chess, who bears a slight resemblance to sloe-eyed Charlotte Rampling, has the mature sensuality of the best European actresses, and she manages to find the humor as well as the humanity of a woman who wants to succeed as actress, wife, and mother." --Stephen Farber, Movieline's Hollywood Life 

"Throughout the movie, Chess, who gives a highly intelligent and well-crafted performance that complements Pressman's warm-and-fuzzy tour de-force, is the sane one who keeps putting everything in perspective..." --Peter Rainer, New York Magazine 

"...an intelligent performance by Chess--playing herself opposite TV regular Alan Rosenberg." --Ella Taylor, L.A. Weekly 

"Chess, her husband, and Alan Rosenberg as the cook are terrific." --Kevin Thomas, L.A. Times