The Birdcage Reviews

May 29, 2011
What might be a surprise, given the talents involved, is how relentlessly unfunny it is.
November 9, 2008
Shows no reason why it had to be made again.
Top Critic
June 24, 2006
It doesn't so much champion diversity as celebrate conformity.
January 13, 2004
[Not] nearly as funny as it has been made out to be.
May 14, 2003
May 9, 2003
January 7, 2003
June 18, 2002
A glossy miscalculation with Nathan Lane and Robin Williams.
January 1, 2000
This critic admired Robin Williams's performance as well as some of the minor actors, but found the film's depiction of gay people more insulting to them than funny.
January 1, 2000
The result is a nearly flavorless 118 minutes punctuated with a few hilarious scenes -- mostly owed to the physical comedy of stage actor Nathan Lane.