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Chicago Reviews

Keith Phipps
AV Club
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As sentimental as a plywood casket, Chicago has satirical bite and a mean wit that somehow never obscures its characters' unlikely likability.

Full Review Source: AV Club

February 12, 2014
Ben Nuckols
Associated Press
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With performers as good as these and the freshness of Bill Condon's screenplay and Marshall's direction, there's really very little wrong with Chicago. What it lacks is something intangible -- heat.

Full Review Source: Associated Press

February 12, 2014
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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Rob Marshall's screen version of the near-venerable show looks great, in its razzly-dazzly neo-Fosse way, and sounds good, especially when Renee Zellweger's gorgeous Roxie Hart is singing her heart out.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

February 12, 2014
Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic
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The net effect of the incessant dazzle is depressing.

Full Review Source: The New Republic

February 24, 2013
Peter Rainer
New York Magazine/Vulture
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The song-and-dance numbers are calisthenic but unspectacular, with too much fast cutting, and the tone throughout is harmlessly facetious.

Full Review Source: New York Magazine/Vulture

February 24, 2013
Anthony Lane
New Yorker
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The film has punch, but it never really conveys the delicious, redeeming sense that life can be lived on the hoof.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

February 24, 2013
Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
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Chicago has so much razzle-dazzle that viewers may end up both raised and dazed. It's remorselessly inventive, trying anything fast and sassy to keep you watching.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

February 24, 2013
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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This Oscar-laden movie rendition, directed by Rob Marshall, suffers from the kind of ants-in-your-pants MTV editing that prevents you from simply watching and enjoying the musical numbers.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

February 6, 2007
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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Marshall betrays the dancing by never letting us see it properly.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Jack Mathews
New York Daily News
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For sheer, audacious musical entertainment it tops last year's Moulin Rouge, and ranks among the greatest adapted Broadway shows ever.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 4/4

April 22, 2003
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
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This film adaptation, written by Bill Condon, is somewhat kinder and gentler than the stage versions that preceded it.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3/4

February 14, 2003
Andrew Sarris
New York Observer
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Chicago is, in many ways, an admirable achievement.

Full Review Source: New York Observer

January 16, 2003
David Ansen
Newsweek
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Renee Zellweger and Catherine Zeta-Jones put on quite a show in Rob Marshall's dazzling cinematic rethinking of the 1975 Kander and Ebb musical directed by Bob Fosse.

Full Review Source: Newsweek

January 14, 2003
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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Leggy Zeta-Jones is so hot in the 'All That Jazz' number, she's flammable. And Zellweger defines delicious.

Full Review Source: Rolling Stone | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 9, 2003
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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It prances. It struts. It kicks up its heels. It bumps and grinds and gyrates and works up a sweat and has a cigarette afterwards.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 5/5

January 3, 2003
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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By the end of Chicago, just about everyone in it has razzle-dazzled someone, and so has the movie, which leaves you thrilled at how good it feels to see life, death, and girl power turned, once again, into a cabaret.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: A-

January 3, 2003
David Edelstein
Slate
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Rob Marshall's film of Chicago isn't just the most explosively entertaining movie musical in a couple of decades. It's going to be the most influential.

Full Review Source: Slate

December 29, 2002
Bruce Westbrook
Houston Chronicle
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With few respites, Marshall keeps the energy humming, and his edits, unlike those in Moulin Rouge, are crisp and purposeful without overdoing it.

Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle | Original Score: A+

December 28, 2002
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
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Overall, Chicago earns that highest of praises -- I can't wait to see it again.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 4/4

December 27, 2002
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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Chicago is everything a musical is supposed to be, with good songs sung by people who sing well, and with lots of sexy dances featuring women who are gorgeous and men who don't get in the way.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 4/4

December 27, 2002
Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
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In Marshall's virtuoso hands, this movie version of the 1975 Bob Fosse Broadway musical based on the 1942 Ginger Rogers movie Roxie Hart based on the 1926 play Chicago, the rhinestones shimmer like diamonds and brass glows like solid gold.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 3.5/4

December 27, 2002
Susan Stark
Detroit News
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This Chicago has hugely imaginative and successful casting to its great credit, as well as one terrific score and attitude to spare.

| Original Score: 3/4

December 27, 2002
John Moore
Denver Post
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Much more than one of the best movies of the year, Chicago is destined to become the most popular screen adaptation of a stage musical since Grease.

Full Review Source: Denver Post | Original Score: 4/4

December 27, 2002
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Big, brassy fun.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3.5/4

December 27, 2002
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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Not since the 1972 Cabaret has there been a movie musical this stirring, intelligent and exciting.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

December 27, 2002
Stephen Hunter
Washington Post
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This Chicago doesn't toddle, it swings, it Lindy Hops, it Charlestons the night away, and probably all your woes along with it.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

December 27, 2002
Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press
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Chicago is my kind of movie musical.

Full Review Source: Detroit Free Press | Original Score: 4/4

December 27, 2002
Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News
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Marshall deserves credit for taking what threatened to be a worn-out bit of Broadway entertainment and turning it into an evening's worth of fun.

| Original Score: B+

December 27, 2002
Bill Muller
Arizona Republic
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Marshall has created a glitzy, seductive, high-energy movie that feels more like a filmed play than a play made into a film.

| Original Score: 4/5

December 27, 2002
Stephanie Zacharek
Salon.com
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Chicago is sophisticated, brash, sardonic, completely joyful in its execution.

Full Review Source: Salon.com

December 27, 2002
Jonathan Foreman
New York Post
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Chicago improves upon the long-running Broadway show by Kander and Ebb in many ways.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 3.5/4

December 27, 2002
Mike Clark
USA Today
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It's part of the basic Zeta-Jones bio that she can really sing, and, wow, can she.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 4/4

December 26, 2002
Elvis Mitchell
New York Times
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The fabulous bones of this oft-told tale have been picked over so often that there's no flesh left on them. But Mr. Marshall and the screenwriter Bill Condon get a terrifically sweet concoction out of this fabled skeleton.

Full Review Source: New York Times

December 26, 2002
Manohla Dargis
Los Angeles Times
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It's Zeta-Jones who keeps you watching from start to finish.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times

December 26, 2002
Philip Wuntch
Dallas Morning News
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Gives everyone something to shout about.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: A

December 26, 2002
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
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Big, bright, brassy and almost dangerous to know, Chicago does to sceptics what Al Capone did to stool pigeons.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 4/5

December 26, 2002
Bruce Newman
San Jose Mercury News
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A piece of stagecraft so thrilling -- and spontaneously combustible -- that audiences at the two screenings of the movie I attended kept erupting into applause.

| Original Score: 4/4

December 26, 2002
John Anderson
Newsday
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The best thing you can say about Chicago is that it's a great advertisement for the real, live thing.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 2.5/4

December 26, 2002
Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald
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With its instantly catchy score, imaginative choreography and rat-tat-tat pacing, Chicago is as weighty as a bag of cotton candy, and just as addictive.

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 3.5/4

December 26, 2002
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
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The movie is appealing, thanks to the cleverness of the Kander-Ebb songs and the enthusiasm of the performances, but it lacks any urgency or erotic spark.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 2.5/4

December 26, 2002
Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
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It's fun, splashy and entertainingly nasty.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3/4

December 26, 2002
Eleanor Ringel Gillespie
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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When you leave the theater, you're all jazzed up and ready to go back for another dose of razzle-dazzle.

Full Review Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Original Score: A-

December 26, 2002
Dennis Lim
Village Voice
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Zellweger has gone about the business of making her Roxie huggable -- which is as exhausting for us as it is for her.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

December 25, 2002
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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It's not nearly as rousing as the Broadway revival (then again, it's rare that the cinematic version of a musical comes close to the stage incarnation), but, for those unable or unwilling to see a live production, it represents a sparkling replacement.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3.5/4

December 24, 2002
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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The real star of this movie is the score, as in the songs translate well to film, and it's really well directed.

Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper

December 23, 2002
Lisa Kennedy
L.A. Weekly
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That rare thing: a nutritious hard candy.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

December 19, 2002
David Rooney
Variety
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A stylish cast and some clever scripting solutions help Chicago make the transition from stage to screen with considerable appeal intact.

Full Review Source: Variety

December 11, 2002
Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
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Delivers the sexy razzle-dazzle that everyone, especially movie musical fans, has been hoping for.

December 11, 2002
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