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In Old Chicago Reviews

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January 31, 2012
Chicago makes up in atmosphere and color what it lacks in historical accuracy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
March 26, 2009
As a film entertainment it is socko.
March 6, 2008
Zanuck's disaster film, part of cycle that includes Ford's superior Hurricane, is not as entertaining as MGM's San Francisco, but the set-pieces of crowds, riots, and cattle stampedes during the fire are impressive.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Top Critic
June 24, 2006
With a star-filled cast and a fitful sense of drama, it's pretty much the same old recipe as the equivalent cycle of megabudget '70s exploiters, but the climactic conflagration is certainly worth the wait.
Top Critic
March 25, 2006
Mr. King's direction, occasionally, is inspired, and the photography has unusual style and dramatic impact.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 9, 2005
Nothing extraordinary in retrospect, but it is genial enough.
August 26, 2005
can't hold our interest for much more than five minutes
| Original Score: 2.5/5
August 9, 2005
Under Henry King's direction there is little of the old Fox pep.
August 5, 2005
Like San Francisco, events sort of just happen and allegiances just sort of shift around to stall time before the grand finale.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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