Beetlejuice Reviews

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Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
August 22, 2008
Beetlejuice means something good: that imaginative artists can bring a fading genre back from the dead.
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Variety Staff
Variety
August 8, 2008
Luckily, Keaton pops up from his grave to liven things up when the antics pitting the good ghosts against the intruders become a trite cat & mouse game.
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Time Out
January 26, 2006
Some of the most surprisingly enjoyable viewing in years.
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Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
July 7, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
August 7, 2004
An appealing mess.
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
May 20, 2003
[The] actors, not surprisingly, are limited by the stupidity of their material.
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Rita Kempley
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Not since Ghostbusters have the spirits been so uplifting.
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
The joy of Beetlejuice is its completely bizarre -- but perfectly realized -- view of the world.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
The movie is all anticlimax once we realize it's going to be about gimmicks, not characters.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4