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Big Night Reviews

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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: A
Heather Boerner
Common Sense Media
December 18, 2010
Delicious adult fare sure to leave you hungry.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
May 13, 2009
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews
December 8, 2007
| Original Score: 4/5
Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com
July 23, 2007
A triumph for everyone involved, but especially for Stanley Tucci.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
April 13, 2006
A lyrical love poem to food and family (or is it family or food?), this serio comedy joins the company of other fun movies about eating, such as Babette's Feast and Like Water for Chocolate.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat
August 6, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Randy Shulman
Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
June 30, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly
March 24, 2005
A feast of great acting and tender, small moments
| Original Score: 4/5
Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World
February 4, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)
September 24, 2004
A wonderful film about how the simple pleasures of life -- food, family, friends -- aren't so simple.
| Original Score: 5/5
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
August 19, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
July 28, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
Angela Baldassarre
Sympatico.ca
July 27, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Sarah Chauncey
Reel.com
June 4, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Frank Ochieng
Movie Eye
June 3, 2004
One's appetite will be big for both the food and the movie
| Original Score: 4/5
Shawn Bowers
Kansas City Star
March 16, 2004
Tucci and Shalhoub always deliver and Big Night is just futher evidence of that.
| Original Score: 4/5
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
January 2, 2004
As they always say, less is more.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
November 7, 2003
| Original Score: 5/5
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central
November 3, 2003
| Original Score: 5/5
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Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
March 24, 2012
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Todd McCarthy
Variety
August 13, 2008
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David Ansen
Newsweek
March 31, 2008
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Time Out
June 24, 2006
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
April 9, 2005
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
May 20, 2003
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Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune
November 6, 2002

Boston Phoenix
March 24, 2002
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
January 1, 2000
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
January 1, 2000
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