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It's a Wonderful Life Reviews

Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
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The most well-loved of all Christmas movies.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 4/4

December 4, 2013
Rich Cohen
Salon.com
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It's a Wonderful Life is about hunger. It's about greed. It's about the many ways a good man is stymied. Finally, it's about George Bailey, whose decency prevents him even from killing himself.

Full Review Source: Salon.com

December 4, 2012
Manny Farber
The New Republic
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Capra is an old-time movie craftsman, the master of every trick in the bag, and in many ways he is more at home with the medium than any other Hollywood director. But all of his details give the impression of contrived effect.

Full Review Source: The New Republic

August 31, 2012

TIME Magazine
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It's a Wonderful Life is a pretty wonderful movie.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

December 5, 2008
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
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The epiphany of movie sentiment and a transcendent experience.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

June 26, 2007
Bert Briller
Variety
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The April-air wholesomeness and humanism of this natural bring back vividly the reminder that, essentially, the screen best offers unselfconscious, forthright entertainment.

Full Review Source: Variety

June 26, 2007
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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Regardless of whether or not you believe in angels, it's a wonderful movie.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Bosley Crowther
New York Times
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As the hero, Mr. Stewart does a warmly appealing job, indicating that he has grown in spiritual stature as well as in talent during the years he was in the war. And Donna Reed is remarkably poised and gracious as his adoring sweet-heart and wife.

Full Review Source: New York Times

May 20, 2003
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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Combine the characters, the story, the message, and the acting, and it's easy to see why It's a Wonderful Life isn't just a holiday favorite, but a great movie by almost any standards.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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What is remarkable about It's a Wonderful Life is how well it holds up over the years; it's one of those ageless movies, like Casablanca or The Third Man, that improves with age.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
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