The Front Page Reviews

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.
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.
January 26, 2006
It relies too much on foul language, inappropriate slapstick, and superficial cynicism.
March 17, 2004
May 24, 2003
Matthau and Lemmon put in their usual faultless turns, but cannot lift a pervading air of pointlessness.