The Front Page Reviews

January 26, 2006
It relies too much on foul language, inappropriate slapstick, and superficial cynicism.
January 1, 2000
Even though the mechanics and demands of movie-making slow what should be the furious tempo, this Front Page displays a giddy bitterness that is rare in any films except those of Mr. Wilder. It is also, much of the time, extremely funny.
February 22, 2012
This third version of the 1928 smash play is only mildly entertaining; Billy Wilder has no new take on the text and his stars may be too old.
October 6, 2007
Full of wonderful comedic business, throw-away lines and some effortless ensemble set pieces, The Front Page bristles with its collection of talents on both sides of the camera.... It's that Billy Wilder touch of hurtful grains of truth inside every com
August 14, 2007
This slick remake of the ebullient original falls short of being the film it could have been, despite the presence of master filmmaker Wilder and his engaging costars.
March 16, 2007
Too much of it seemed stretched thin and unfunny.
February 26, 2007
March 17, 2006
Funny retelling with Lemmon and Matthau guided by Billy Wilder.
July 9, 2005
not up to the original
July 5, 2005