The Big Chill Reviews

January 29, 2019
What might have been a meaningful exploration of the changes wrought by 20 years of abrasive reality is diverted, essentially, into who's going to wind up sleeping with whom.
August 7, 2014
Even if the film isn't timeless, the soundtrack certainly is.
May 5, 2008
Characters are generally middle-of-the-roaders, and pic lacks a tough-minded spokesman who might bring them all up short for a moment.
May 5, 2008
There is no place for depth or nuance in this slickly engineered complacency machine.
February 14, 2007
Shallow nostalgia-trip flick.
August 4, 2005
July 17, 2005
October 23, 2004
It has all the right moves. It knows all the right words. Its characters have all the right clothes, expressions, fears, lusts and ambitions. But there's no payoff and it doesn't lead anywhere.
June 11, 2003
Three words: 'yadda, yadda, yadda.'
March 10, 2003
The ease with which the group falls back into their old patterns of trust and familiarity after an awkwardly long period of separation is narratively convenient, but not really probable.
October 1, 2002
January 1, 2000
Mostly overrated.