My Man Godfrey Reviews

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TIME Magazine
April 24, 2009
My Man Godfrey emerges with that evasive quality that is not skillful playing, writing or direction, but something that mysteriously adds itself to these things, and makes a tip-top picture.
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Hazel-Dawn Dumpert
Village Voice
February 6, 2009
[A] screwball masterpiece.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
February 6, 2009
God, but this film is beautiful.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
February 6, 2009
Gregory La Cava's improvisational style received its highest critical acclaim for this 1936 film, a marginally Marxist exercise in class confusion during the Depression.
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Variety Staff
Variety
October 18, 2008
William Powell and Carole Lombard are pleasantly teamed in this splendidly produced comedy.
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Time Out
February 9, 2006
The film has lost some of its allure over the years, but it's still streets and streets ahead of the addled whimsy favoured by latter-day Hollywood.
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Frank S. Nugent
New York Times
May 20, 2003
There may be a sober moment or two in the picture; there may be a few lines of the script that do not pack a laugh. Somehow we cannot remember them.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5