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It's a Wonderful Life Reviews

Chris Cabin
Slant Magazine
December 17, 2011
Frank Capra's unlikely, uplifting paean to the pitfalls and pleasures of a simple, small-town existence remains a vital work and Paramount has done a respectable job transferring it to Blu-ray.
Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide
December 21, 2009
A great American-ization of the classic Scrooge tale, told from the POV of Bob Cratchet.
Full Review | Original Score: 93/100
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
November 5, 2009
I understand the concern some people may have about buying a high-definition edition of an old B&W film. I can say without hesitation, I'd do it. (Blu-ray Collector's Edition)
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
Fernando F. Croce
Slant Magazine
November 16, 2007
Capra's film should be freed from its syrupy holiday status, but, like Clarence the angel, this mostly recycled Collector's Set lacks wings.
James Plath
August 14, 2004
Stewart and then-newcomer Donna Reed are, by turns, both charming and sizzling as one of filmdom's great onscreen couples in this happily-ever-after tale
| Original Score: 4/4
Gary Panton
Movie Gazette
December 2, 2003
The best Christmas film ever made ...
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
October 12, 2003
This DVD would make a fine upgrade for any fan. . . .The night scenes are no longer murky and muddy, the sound doesn't buzz and the THX remixing of sound and picture give the movie the respect it has slowly earned over the years.
Full Review
Todd Siechen
September 26, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Amy Flower
August 11, 2002
One of the most uplifting films ever made...
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
April 17, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 21, 2001
| Original Score: 7/7
February 13, 2001
| Original Score: 3.5/4