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The Blues Brothers Reviews

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

lightning in a bottle created more than 30 years ago

Full Review Source: 7M Pictures | Original Score: 3.5/5

September 5, 2013
R. L. Shaffer
IGN DVD

A dazzlingly enjoyable, memorable road trip of comedy and music from two of SNL's best.

Full Review Source: IGN DVD | Original Score: 9/10

January 29, 2012
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

...an epic musically charged comedy, the likes of which has never been seen before or since.

Full Review Source: ColeSmithey.com | Original Score: A

October 25, 2011
Heather Boerner
Common Sense Media

A cult classic for adults and older teens.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 3/5

December 18, 2010
Philip French
Observer [UK]

This long, expensive 1980 cult movie has an energy and individuality lacking in similar films nowadays.

Full Review Source: Observer [UK]

July 28, 2009
Allan Hunter
Daily Express

An undisciplined, overlong tale that substitutes spectacle and star cameos (Twiggy, Steven Spielberg, etc) for a coherent narrative.

Full Review Source: Daily Express | Original Score: 3/5

July 28, 2009
Tom Huddlestone
Time Out
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The film retains a huge nostalgic kick, thanks in large part to Aykroyd and Belushi's easy rapport, a smattering of daft, shaggy humour and some truly iconic musical sequences.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 3/5

July 24, 2009
Derek Malcolm
This is London

I have never been quite sure why this $30 million comedy made by John Landis in 1980 became such a cult.

Full Review Source: This is London | Original Score: 3/5

July 24, 2009
Kevin Maher
Times [UK]

Formless, chaotic and lazy, and quite brilliant because of it.

Full Review Source: Times [UK] | Original Score: 4/5

July 24, 2009
Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

The mere spectacle of Elwood and Jake in their shades isn't quite as giggle-inducing as it presumably was back in 1980, but the stunts are still awe-inspiring, and there's plenty of laughs. They really were thinking big.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 4/5

July 24, 2009

Sky Movies

Full of belly-laughs as well as toe-tappingly great tunes, the sharp suits and cool shades of the Blues brothers will have you rocking with joy.

Full Review Source: Sky Movies | Original Score: 4/5

July 24, 2009
Grant Lauchlan
Daily Record [UK]

Call me sacrilegious, but I don't think The Blues Brothers is all that great.

| Original Score: 3/5

July 24, 2009

Sunday Mail [UK]

An inspired combination of wild comedy, a demented car chase, a double act that dovetails beautifully and terrific music, The Blues Brothers comfortably survives the test of time.

Full Review Source: Sunday Mail [UK] | Original Score: 4/5

July 24, 2009
Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
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A demolition symphony that works with the cold efficiency of a Moog synthesizer gone sadistic.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

August 20, 2008
Douglas Pratt
DVDLaser

A cult musical comedy film with a still-growing reputation.

April 1, 2008

TV Guide's Movie Guide

A monument to waste, noise and misplaced cool, but it does have its engagingly nutty moments.

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

April 1, 2008
Variety Staff
Variety
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Given all the chaos, director and, with Aykroyd, cowriter, John Landis manages to keep things reasonably controlled and in a straight line.

Full Review Source: Variety

April 1, 2008
Kim Newman
Empire Magazine

Still sounds great, and looks as good as ever through Ray-Bans.

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

April 1, 2008
Richard Luck
Film4

A damn fine mess of a movie.

Full Review Source: Film4 | Original Score: 3.5/5

April 1, 2008
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
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The humor is predicated on underplaying in overscaled situations, which is sporadically funny in a Keaton-esque way but soon sputters out through sheer, uninspired repetition.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

April 1, 2008
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