The Jazz Singer Reviews

May 3, 2014
A film whose appeal is almost solely historical, for a multitude of reasons.
July 20, 2009
The Jazz Singer is a shallow attempt by a powerful group of straying Jews to clear their consciences.
July 12, 2008
An overrated cinematic turd, and an embarrassment to Jazz.
August 24, 2005
July 31, 2003
January 14, 2003
Utterly unremarkable; its milestone status is more historical fluke than genuine artistry.
January 1, 2000
It's ragged and dull until the magical moment when Jolson turns to the camera to announce, 'You ain't heard nothin' yet' -- a line so loaded with unconscious irony that it still raises a few goose bumps.