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Baby It's You Reviews

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Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion
December 18, 2011
A patchy romance but tough-minded and full of vividly smudged emotions
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
April 30, 2011
John Sayles film is a well acted tale of doomed romance.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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Time Out
February 27, 2008
Arquette and Spano hit exactly the right note.

TV Guide's Movie Guide
February 27, 2008
Sayles's class-consciousness is telling as always, and the director is so good at creating complex, persuasive characters that one is tempted to overlook narrative weaknesses, especially in the final third of the film.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
February 27, 2008
A labor of love for everyone involved.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Mark Morris
Film4
February 27, 2008
John Sayles takes on a genre movie and makes something that ends up as distinctive as his trademark ensemble films.
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
February 27, 2008
As a filmmaker, Sayles still seems more likable than incisive or original, but it's a likability with a certain brilliance.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
February 27, 2008
Rosanna Arquette has a way about her.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
January 8, 2007
An uneven teenage romantic comedy by John Sayles.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Dan Lybarger
Nitrate Online
February 23, 2004
One of John Sayles' lesser films, but Arquette and Spano are good, and Sayles manages to make an "opposites attract" story that doesn't seem stale.
| Original Score: 3/5
Oz
Hollywood Bitchslap
May 19, 2003
Arquette, still green under the gills when this flick was made, doesn't light up the screen. Neither does Spano, despite being dubbed one of the "12 most promising young actors of 1983".
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central
July 2, 2002
A peculiarly absorbing and sticky film, Baby, It's You is all the more so for its relative uniqueness in Sayles' oeuvre.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
July 2, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly
May 6, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
April 25, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
August 8, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
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Variety
February 23, 2012
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