My Voyage to Italy Reviews

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
October 9, 2009
A don't miss one for so-called film buffs.
Full Review | Original Score: A
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing
July 21, 2004
Scorsese's exuberance as a die-hard movie buff is, as always, positively infectious.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
July 20, 2004
Scorsese's documentary becomes less a clip show and more a private diary about exploring his Italian heritage and widening our horizons through world film.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Mark Robison
Reno Gazette-Journal
July 15, 2004
If you have any interest in classic Italian films, you'll be in heaven.
| Original Score: A-
Christopher Null
July 10, 2004
If you consider yourself a film buff, you owe it to yourself to check out this work of art.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle
June 10, 2002
Directed, co- written and narrated by Scorsese, it's a deeply personal love letter to Italian cinema -- to his family, to the power of film to illuminate and change our lives.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Ed Scheid
Boxoffice Magazine
June 5, 2002
Along with providing perceptive insights, Scorsese speaks about the personal influences Italian films have had on him throughout his life, making this Voyage particularly fascinating.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Jeremy Heilman
May 25, 2002
Its passion is contagious enough to allow you to ignore the film's omissions.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Michael Dequina
January 3, 2002
Leave it to Martin Scorsese to make a four-hour documentary on Italian cinema that doesn't feel like a glorified on-screen film studies course.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Doris Toumarkine
Film Journal International
December 9, 2001
A thrilling trip through six decades of seminal, great and near-great Italian films so dear to the celebrated Sicilian-American filmmaker.
Top Critic
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
October 30, 2001
All film epochs in other cultures should be so lucky to receive such a celebration.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5

E! Online
October 30, 2001
From the neo-realism of De Sica to the circus surrealism of Fellini to the glacially paced whatever-ism of Antonioni -- it's all here.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Dave White
October 25, 2001
I hope that every movie addict out there drags one unsuspecting friend to this documentary on Italian cinema, lovingly narrated by Martin Scorsese.
Andy Klein
New Times
October 25, 2001
Well worth the time, but bringing along a thermos of espresso isn't a bad idea either.
Gary Mairs
October 22, 2001
A love the movies...passionate, reckless and beautiful.
Top Critic
Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
October 18, 2001
Firmly establishes the brilliant filmmaker as invaluable an educator as he is a director.
Top Critic
Stephen Holden
New York Times
October 12, 2001
Will forever change and deepen the way you look at cinema.
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine
October 8, 2001
Voyage, like 8 1/2 to Fellini, is Scorsese's pure expression of love for a constantly evolving cinema.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Emanuel Levy
June 17, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
May 16, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
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