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The Big Chill Reviews

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September 9, 2014
College reunion film with mature themes won't interest teens.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 28, 2014
...even though it's aware of their narcissism, The Big Chill still views its characters sympathetically, even when they do little to invite much sympathy themselves.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
May 5, 2008
An always entertaining and perceptive film that hardly ever lapses into sentimentality.
May 5, 2008
An entertaining look at the 80s embourgeoisement of 60s student activists steers skillfully between social satire and sentiment.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 5, 2008
An irresistibly satisfying cultural artifact.
Full Review | Original Score: B
May 5, 2008
Strong acting and a string of classic rock and soul tunes make up for a superficial script.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 5, 2008
Funny and ferociously smart.
February 2, 2008
More significant sociologically than artistically, Kasdan's portrait of the Baby Boom generation--the Yuppie--is a zeitgeist film that is enjoyable due to strong ensemble acting and popular tunes.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
August 8, 2006
| Original Score: 5/5
March 7, 2006
| Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
February 9, 2006
It's perceptive, affectionate and often very funny.
March 24, 2005
A truly unforgettable motion picture, with a killer soundtrack
| Original Score: 4/5
October 8, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
August 18, 2004
A thoroughly entertaining, fluid and wonderfully relaxed movie that delivers some of the finest ensemble acting to be seen on the screen for years.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
July 16, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
May 21, 2003
The performances represent ensemble playing of an order Hollywood films seldom have time for, with the screenplay providing each character with at least one big scene.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
October 3, 2002
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August 12, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
August 8, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
August 7, 2002
Overrated, but good character study
| Original Score: 4/5
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