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Baby Doll Reviews

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October 6, 2008
Wallach as the vengeful Vacarro plays it to the hilt. Malden is cast to perfection and turns in a socko performance.
November 20, 2007
Wickedly funny salacious black comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: A
November 1, 2007
An explosive, provocative black comedy from Tennessee Williams and Elia Kazan.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
November 1, 2007
One of Elia Kazan's most underrated movies is his only pure comedy.
January 4, 2007
Tennessee Williams adapted his play in this provocative black comedy, directed with intensity by Kazan, and starring Carroll Baker in her Oscar-nominate performance as the child-bride.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
May 29, 2006
The movie hasn't aged a day in fifty years.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
May 9, 2006
I love this stuff; it's remarkably silly, yet the actors play it so straight you'd think it was Hamlet.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
April 25, 2006
an impressively steamy story for its day with some moments of true greatness
| Original Score: 3.5/5
January 26, 2006
The grotesquely caricatured performances and the evocation of the baking, dusty, indolent homestead make for witty and compelling viewing.
August 3, 2005
Regarded as scandalous when it was first released, Baby Doll has lost its shock value but retains a strong, sweaty Deep South sensuality.
August 3, 2005
Mr. Kazan keeps the courtship bouncing between the emotional and the ludicrous.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 23, 2001
Baby Doll (1956) has been called notorious, salacious, revolting, dirty, steamy, lewd, suggestive, morally repellent and provocative.
March 24, 2007
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
August 14, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
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