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Big Night Reviews

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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: A
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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
May 13, 2009
| Original Score: 4/5
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
April 7, 2003
A charming, delicate repast prepared by Stanley Tucci and Campbell Scott.
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Peter Stack
San Francisco Chronicle
June 18, 2002
A small movie -- and that's its subtle charm.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
May 12, 2001
A feast of a film done on a low budget with a menu featuring top-grade acting, writing and direction.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
February 14, 2001
As delicately and deliciously prepared as the dishes it features, Big Night is a lyric to the love of food, family and persuasive acting.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Jeff Millar
Houston Chronicle
January 1, 2000
It will paste a big, sloppy smile on your face from its opening moment. Good luck at dislodging it.
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
When it comes to seeing Big Night, two words say it all: Bon appetite!
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
By the end of the movie, we have been through an emotional and a sensual wringer, in a film of great wisdom and delight.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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Mike Clark
USA Today
January 1, 2000
Stanley Tucci's surprise cinematic brainchild fills you up with its audacious originality.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
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Rita Kempley
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
A scrumptious tale of great food and grand passions.
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Entertainment Weekly
September 20, 1996
Full Review | Original Score: A