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Baby Face Reviews

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August 12, 2016
Here is a blatant affront to generations of American provincial female teachings that value virginity over sexual freedom. Lily likes giving it away, for a cause - herself.
Full Review | Original Score: A+
August 8, 2016
It's easy to see an anti-feminist 'Just look what happens to women who break the rules' underneath what is most obviously simply straight-up salaciousness.
April 30, 2011
A typical Depression tale of upward mobility and a good vehicle for Barbara Stanwyck; you can spot John Wayne in a small part.
Full Review | Original Score: B
April 24, 2007
They can't take their eyes off her. You won't be able to either.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 24, 2007
Engagingly shocking to audiences who think of old movies as quaint and innocent.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
December 24, 2006
...an amazing film for any age because it is purely about sex. Not X-rated, pornographic sex, but raw, sensual, unequivocal, unmitigated sex, nevertheless.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
December 6, 2006
Baby Face is sort of the ultimate pre-Code film, with its repetitive form %u2014 that same come-hither look, that same goggle-eyed assent from the dude on the receiving end %u2014 almost beggaring belief.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
April 7, 2006
A fascinatingly conflicted artifact of Depression-era do-me feminism.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
March 5, 2006
Racy melodrama made before the Production Code.
Full Review | Original Score: B
February 3, 2006
If you've never seen Stanwyck in a pre-Code film, you've never really seen Stanwyck.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
February 2, 2006
Inarguably one of the greatest screen actresses of the century, Stanwyck gives one of her strongest performances here, all fire and hunger and pain.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
July 18, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
July 14, 2004
The peppy title tune over the opening credits hardly prepares you for the sordid story that follows...
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January 1, 2000
Well worth looking at.
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