Liberty Heights Reviews

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Mark Halverson
Sacramento News & Review
August 7, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
June 6, 2003
| Original Score: 5/5
Sarah Hall
ViewLondon
October 30, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
August 10, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
William Arnold
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
April 3, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: B
Top Critic

Globe and Mail
March 22, 2002
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.
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle
March 21, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Harvey S. Karten
Compuserve
January 1, 2000
Liberty Heights is an all-around rollicking piece of entertainment.
Full Review | 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
Jeanne Aufmuth
Palo Alto Weekly
January 1, 2000
A thoroughly grounded statement about the human condition.
| Original Score: 9/10
Glenn Whipp
Los Angeles Daily News
January 1, 2000
Lovingly crafted.
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
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.
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
Steven Boone
Citysearch
January 1, 2000
A pretty brave and ambitious feat.
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
At the Movies
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Top Critic
Todd McCarthy
Variety
January 1, 2000
A grand slam!

Sight and Sound
June 18, 2012
Chuck Walton
Hollywood.com
September 8, 2009
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
February 9, 2006
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Houston Chronicle
July 21, 2005
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Peter Rainer
New York Magazine/Vulture
August 7, 2004
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Atlanta Journal-Constitution
February 21, 2004
Andrew O'Hehir
Sight and Sound
December 2, 2002
Top Critic
Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune
November 6, 2002
Margaret A. McGurk
Cincinnati Enquirer
October 15, 2002
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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
August 15, 2002
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
December 10, 2001
Cynthia Fuchs
Philadelphia City Paper
January 1, 2000
Stephanie McGrath
Jam! Movies
January 1, 2000
Top Critic
Michael Atkinson
Village Voice
January 1, 2000
Jon Popick
Planet Sick-Boy
January 1, 2000
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
January 1, 2000
Edvins Beitiks
San Francisco Examiner
January 1, 2000

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January 1, 2000
Susan Granger
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January 1, 2000
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