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Pennies From Heaven Reviews

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
December 5, 2011
A bit of filmmaking as film criticism to be respected and admired above and beyond its relationship to the legendary miniseries that it pushed out of print for more than 20 years.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10

TV Guide
May 20, 2008
Not for everyone, but those who respond to it will find it unforgettable.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Steve Crum
March 8, 2008
Underrated, fascinating musical starring Steve Martin and Bernadette Peters.
| Original Score: 5/5
Cole Smithey
September 10, 2007
| Original Score: 3/5
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
July 8, 2007
O ótimo conceito deste musical torna-se ainda mais fascinante graças às belas coreografias, aos ricos figurinos, à impecável direção de arte e, é claro, à magnífica fotografia de Gordon Willis.
| Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic

Time Out
June 24, 2006
Let's face the music and dance, indeed.
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)
March 9, 2006
| Original Score: 3/5
Emanuel Levy
July 16, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals
June 4, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Mark Athitakis
March 26, 2004
Dark as night but perfectly lit, a little sad but with a song in its heart.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
March 22, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
March 4, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 22, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5

May 24, 2003
Potter adapted his immensely successful British TV series into a Hollywood script that maintained most of its intelligence as well as the musical numbers.
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
November 6, 2002
Doesn't quite work. Enough of it works, however, to give the film a shot, and it does in some ways improve with the passage of time.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
November 5, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
August 22, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Scott Weinberg
July 25, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Dan Jardine
All Movie Guide
June 27, 2002
A dazzling downer of a musical
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
he point is made endlessly, though it's in the film's favor that it's made with seriousness, consideration, and a certain amount of imagination.
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