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The Big Chill Reviews

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Andrea Beach
Common Sense Media

College reunion film with mature themes won't interest teens.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 4/5

September 9, 2014
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

Even if the film isn't timeless, the soundtrack certainly is.

Full Review Source: Q Network Film Desk | Original Score: 2/4

August 7, 2014
Keith Phipps
The Dissolve

...even though it's aware of their narcissism, The Big Chill still views its characters sympathetically, even when they do little to invite much sympathy themselves.

Full Review Source: The Dissolve | Original Score: 3.5/5

July 28, 2014
Variety Staff
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Characters are generally middle-of-the-roaders, and pic lacks a tough-minded spokesman who might bring them all up short for a moment.

Full Review Source: Variety

May 5, 2008


An always entertaining and perceptive film that hardly ever lapses into sentimentality.

Full Review Source: Film4

May 5, 2008

Empire Magazine

An entertaining look at the 80s embourgeoisement of 60s student activists steers skillfully between social satire and sentiment.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 4/5

May 5, 2008
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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An irresistibly satisfying cultural artifact.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B

May 5, 2008
Michael Scheinfeld
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Strong acting and a string of classic rock and soul tunes make up for a superficial script.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 2.5/4

May 5, 2008
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
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There is no place for depth or nuance in this slickly engineered complacency machine.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

May 5, 2008
Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
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Funny and ferociously smart.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

May 5, 2008
Emanuel Levy

More significant sociologically than artistically, Kasdan's portrait of the Baby Boom generation--the Yuppie--is a zeitgeist film that is enjoyable due to strong ensemble acting and popular tunes.

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: B-

February 2, 2008
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Shallow nostalgia-trip flick.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: C+

February 14, 2007

Time Out
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It's perceptive, affectionate and often very funny.

Full Review Source: Time Out

February 9, 2006
Clint Morris

A truly unforgettable motion picture, with a killer soundtrack

| Original Score: 4/5

March 24, 2005
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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It has all the right moves. It knows all the right words. Its characters have all the right clothes, expressions, fears, lusts and ambitions. But there's no payoff and it doesn't lead anywhere.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

October 23, 2004
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A thoroughly entertaining, fluid and wonderfully relaxed movie that delivers some of the finest ensemble acting to be seen on the screen for years.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice | Original Score: 5/5

August 18, 2004
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

Three words: 'yadda, yadda, yadda.'

| Original Score: 2/5

June 11, 2003
Vincent Canby
New York Times
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The performances represent ensemble playing of an order Hollywood films seldom have time for, with the screenplay providing each character with at least one big scene.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

May 21, 2003
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle

The ease with which the group falls back into their old patterns of trust and familiarity after an awkwardly long period of separation is narratively convenient, but not really probable.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle

March 10, 2003
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Overrated, but good character study

| Original Score: 4/5

August 7, 2002
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