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To Be or Not to Be Reviews

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Variety Staff
Variety
March 26, 2009
Bancroft's sustained delights are not matched by Brooks, who seems to be trying too hard.
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Time Out
June 24, 2006
Johnson may not quite have Lubitsch's lightness of touch, but he puts an excellent cast through their paces with great verve, and the charm is as potent as ever.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
October 23, 2004
Brooks combines a backstage musical with a wartime romance and comes up with an eclectic comedy that races off into several directions, usually successfully.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Vincent Canby
New York Times
August 30, 2004
Ssmashingly funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
February 1, 2004
I can't remember another film that took so little care with the details of ambience: the cruddy sets and flat, underworked sound track drain any sense of life from the project.