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Liberty Heights Reviews

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
Liberty Heights is worth a look, with its rich characters and dialogue, and its gorgeous cinematography by Chris Doyle.
Judith Egerton
Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
June 28, 2004
Excellent re-creation of the clothing and landmarks of Baltimore in the 1950s.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
March 4, 2002
Coming to terms with "the other" (whether stranger, enemy, or alien) is as critical to the development of soul now as it was in the 1950s.
Top Critic
Stephen Holden
New York Times
January 1, 2000
Offers a deeper immersion in that old '50s feeling than any other Hollywood film in recent memory.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Glenn Whipp
Los Angeles Daily News
January 1, 2000
Lovingly crafted.
Jean Oppenheimer
New Times
January 1, 2000
Nostalgia is a tricky thing, but Levinson manages to strike just the right balance of humor, affection, and candor.
Steven Boone
Citysearch
January 1, 2000
A pretty brave and ambitious feat.
Top Critic
Todd McCarthy
Variety
January 1, 2000
A grand slam!
Ken Fox
TV Guide's Movie Guide
January 1, 2000
Writer-director Barry Levinson brings it all back home to Baltimore and delivers his funniest and most heartfelt film since Diner.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine
January 1, 2000
Both epic and intimate, taking on a large cast of characters while focusing quietly on the details of their lives.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
January 1, 2000
The meandering focus of the script isn't quite as sharp as it should be, but there is nothing muddled about the warm feelings the film strongly evokes.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
David N. Butterworth
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
A pleasure to behold.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Robert Strohmeyer
Filmcritic.com
January 1, 2000
Overall this movie just doesn't live up to its aims.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jeanne Aufmuth
Palo Alto Weekly
January 1, 2000
A thoroughly grounded statement about the human condition.
| Original Score: 9/10
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
January 1, 2000
An attractive, albeit modest, addition to the Levinson collection.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Top Critic
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
A pleasant and worthy addition to a strong series of films.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Top Critic
Peter Brunette
Film.com
January 1, 2000
Delivers the emotional goods.
Bridget Byrne
Boxoffice Magazine
January 1, 2000
A charming film, infused and emotionally heightened by the imagination of memory.

E! Online
January 1, 2000
With well-written characters and a humorous script, the entire cast shines.
Top Critic
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
January 1, 2000
If more people followed Barry Levinson's example and made art after taking issue with something I've written, Hollywood and my mailbox would both benefit.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
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