Pennies From Heaven Reviews

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Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
February 2, 2009
Perhaps this was not the project on which to lavish so many MGM millions. The BBC show was an enchanted cottage; this is the Las Vegas Grand Hotel.
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Variety Staff
Variety
May 20, 2008
Almost as if he were directing Pinter, Herbert Ross has actors speak a line, then wait two beats before delivering the next phrase. Technique smothers such ordinarily lively performers as Martin, Peters and Harper.
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Time Out
June 24, 2006
Let's face the music and dance, indeed.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
October 23, 2004
Pennies from Heaven is dazzling and disappointing in equal measure.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Vincent Canby
New York Times
August 30, 2004
The movie, though, is not easy to respond to. It's chilly without being provocative in any intellectual way.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
he point is made endlessly, though it's in the film's favor that it's made with seriousness, consideration, and a certain amount of imagination.