My Fair Lady Reviews

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August 27, 2020
It's Lerner and Loewe's music that is really at the heart of the production.
July 16, 2020
My Fair Lady encompasses everything that make musicals great - wit, charm, grace, humor, and a touch of magical realism.
February 5, 2020
It's all sufficiently enjoyable too. One does go 'Ooh!' at the photography, and enough people probably go 'Ooh!' at the costumes.
October 22, 2019
Over half-a-century later, My Fair Lady remains one of the most delightful entertainments of its era.
July 16, 2019
There are other good things to be said about the picture, but it fails in the one really crucial area. A musical that doesn't communicate physical joy is as pointless, it seems to me, as a tragedy that fails to communicate sadness.
May 31, 2019
Mr Alan Jay Lerner has done a brilliant screenplay from his own brilliant stage play.
April 18, 2019
George Cukor does a fine job directing the film with an ease and flow and an incredible attention to detail.
February 21, 2019
If this particular Eliza has so much feeling that the prettiness almost overbalances, well, that I think is a bonus.
February 21, 2019
It's such a classic story that stiffness in the staging and direction really doesn't matter. Rex Harrison's booming star power and Audrey Hepburn's adorable face propel things along well next to the fantastic score.
October 22, 2018
It works fine. It works no better than that, is all.
October 22, 2018
One of those rare, rare occasions when everything goes right, when it keeps going right and it moves and takes the spectator along, enchanted and enthralled.
October 27, 2015
The well-nigh-irresistible...My Fair Lady...comedically softens Shaw's ending but nevertheless nearly single-handedly transcends the material's sexist leaning through the sheer humanism of Hepburn's deeply felt performance. [Blu-ray]
October 26, 2015
Despite a somewhat flawed and erratic third act, My Fair Lady rises on the strength of its lush costumes and settings, as well as several great and memorable songs, turning this into a musical that one can't help but enjoy in all of its grandeur.
February 24, 2015
For those who've seen the stage show, My Fair Lady give complete satisfaction and those who will see and hear the musical for the first time will be enchanted by it.
February 24, 2015
In this literal, beautiful, bountiful version of the most gilt-edged attraction in theater history, Jack Warner has miraculously managed to turn gold into gold.
March 24, 2014
Great story, great music, awful ending.
February 21, 2014
With elegance and taste, George Cukor rightly preserves the theatricality of the enterprise and provides a joyful experience to savour again and again.
February 11, 2013
Even if the story is quite simple, the film, as directed by the legendary George Cukor, achieves various levels of depth, particularly because of the way in which he turns it into a keen gender study.
February 11, 2013
Stylised and stylish, there's something gloriously timeless about My Fair Lady.
February 6, 2013
Despite all reservations expressed, I must make clear that his fantastically successful show has been converted into a generally entertaining film.
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