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Elvis: That's the Way It Is Reviews

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
July 30, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
August 22, 2007
Pop and Rock stars will come and go, but there is only one Elvis, and the concert film "That's the Way It Is" proves that, once and for all...
Sean Axmaker
August 14, 2007
The definitive portrait of Elvis the Vegas headliner follows the King through his 1970 summer engagement in Las Vegas from backstage bustle to box-office hustle to 27 stage numbers.
Sean Axmaker
Parallax View
August 11, 2010
... chronicles his phoenix-like rebirth as a Vegas showman as a concert rockumentary interspersed with interviews, backstage material, and a wealth of footage featuring the King in rehearsal.
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 22, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly
February 13, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)
September 4, 2014
The film was somewhat radically reworked for a TCM special edition; the original is like an old-school monster movie that teases the audience before finally giving fans the spectacle they crave -- Elvis, tearing down the house in all his jumpsuited glory.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Michael Thomson
April 17, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Emanuel Levy
August 21, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
September 17, 2002
Top Critic
Vincent Canby
New York Times
May 9, 2005
Top Critic

Time Out
August 16, 2007
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