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Funny Girl Reviews

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
August 12, 2008
Streisand is stunning, but the film is a trial, particularly when the music disappears somewhere around the 90-minute mark and all that's left is leaden melodrama.
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TIME Magazine
August 12, 2008
This extended Streisand Special has done absolutely nothing to correct the flaws in the Broadway original.
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Variety Staff
August 12, 2008
Barbra Streisand in her Hollywood debut makes a marked impact.
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Time Out
January 26, 2006
Well worth watching, even if most later Streisand movies aren't.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
October 23, 2004
It is impossible to praise Miss Streisand too highly; hard to find much to praise about the rest of the film.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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Peter Howell
Toronto Star
October 12, 2001
The fun is there whenever Streisand is, and that could be reason enough for reacquainting yourself with Funny Girl.
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Mario Tarradell
Dallas Morning News
October 11, 2001
Remains Barbra Streisand's greatest moment on the big screen.
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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
September 11, 2001
Whatever its flaws, Funny Girl is one star vehicle that works perfectly for its subject.
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Stephanie Zacharek
August 31, 2001
Barbra Streisand was the perfect choice to play the Florenz Ziegfeld-era comedienne Fanny Brice.
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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
August 31, 2001
A superb example of Hollywood craftsmanship in which all elements have been blended to perfection with inspired artistry.