Hello, Dolly! Reviews

April 2, 2019
It relies almost exclusively on the celebrated eyes, ears, nose and throat of Streisand. Her musicianship remains irreproachable. But her mannerisms are so arch and calculated that one half expects to find a key implanted in her back.
March 26, 2019
Gene Kelly directed, a long way from Terpsichore apparently, though not, alas, from the Thanksgiving turkey.
March 26, 2009
Streisand is a unique performer, with that inborn vitality which marks great personalities.
June 24, 2006
The Jerry Herman score is unmemorable, Michael Kidd's choreography is foreshortened to accommodate yards of additional dialogue by Ernest Lehman, and the rest is Streisand capably doing her thing in a series of plushily colossal sets.
May 9, 2005
[Director Gene Kelly and produce Ernest Lehmann] have been reverential to the point of idiocy, since, by preserving something basically thin and often witless on a large movie screen, they have merely inflated the faults to elephantine proportions.