The Big Chill Reviews

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February 27, 2020
A wickedly funny yet compassionate comedy.
September 4, 2019
It establishes a very interesting union between reality and fiction, between past and present, between errors and their correction. [Full Review in Spanish]
August 20, 2019
A funny, sad, warm-hearted story about real people who passed sorrowfully into the '80s from the '60s.
September 9, 2014
College reunion film with mature themes won't interest teens.
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.
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.
May 5, 2008
An irresistibly satisfying cultural artifact.
May 5, 2008
Strong acting and a string of classic rock and soul tunes make up for a superficial script.
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.
August 8, 2006
March 7, 2006
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
October 8, 2004
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.
July 16, 2003
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.
October 3, 2002
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