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Big Eden Reviews

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July 13, 2001
Warm and fuzzy.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 13, 2001
Bezucha demonstrates a strange genius for dragging out the inevitable.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/5
July 13, 2001
Genuinely funny and moving, without a single cloying moment.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
July 13, 2001
This fairy tale wraps up the audience without missing the drama of small town politics.
July 13, 2001
In its gentle, heartwarming, decidedly unrealistic way, it's a refreshing alternative to hipper-than-thou moviemaking.
July 10, 2001
There's something vaguely irresponsible about the movie's na´vetÚ.
June 21, 2001
In his first time out as a writer-director, Mr. Bezucha, formerly in charge of creative design for Polo/Ralph Lauren and Coach, drags his feet, pops corn and sometimes stumbles.
June 18, 2001
However well-intentioned it might be, the script is pretty much a collection of cliches.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
June 14, 2001
Yet, for all the film's slow spots, it's impossible not to be moved by Henry and Pike's blossoming romance, thanks especially to Gross and Schweig's charming lead performances.
June 14, 2001
The dialogue crackles happily and the performances charm.
June 8, 2001
It's a sweet movie.
June 8, 2001
It's a love story in a land of enchantment, all the more affecting because everything looks like this place and this time.
June 8, 2001
As for "Big Eden," even with its several situation comedy set-ups and leaps of logic, you can't help but be moved by your visit here.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
June 8, 2001
When you lay it on too thick, the audience is distracted by implausibility rather than identifying with the characters.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
June 7, 2001
A certifiable crowd-pleaser.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
June 7, 2001
Bezucha has drained the movie not only of bigotry but also of dramatic conflict.
June 4, 2001
It's got solid performances by a strong cast.
June 1, 2001
An engaging and generous-spirited romantic comedy.
June 1, 2001
A big, warm embrace of a picture.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 1, 2001
A low-key charmer.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
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