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Liberty Heights Reviews

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
Liberty Heights is worth a look, with its rich characters and dialogue, and its gorgeous cinematography by Chris Doyle.
Judith Egerton
Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)
June 28, 2004
Excellent re-creation of the clothing and landmarks of Baltimore in the 1950s.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
March 4, 2002
Coming to terms with "the other" (whether stranger, enemy, or alien) is as critical to the development of soul now as it was in the 1950s.
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
January 1, 2000
Offers a deeper immersion in that old '50s feeling than any other Hollywood film in recent memory.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
A pleasant and worthy addition to a strong series of films.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Peter Brunette
Film.com
January 1, 2000
Delivers the emotional goods.
Bridget Byrne
Boxoffice Magazine
January 1, 2000
A charming film, infused and emotionally heightened by the imagination of memory.

E! Online
January 1, 2000
With well-written characters and a humorous script, the entire cast shines.
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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
January 1, 2000
If more people followed Barry Levinson's example and made art after taking issue with something I've written, Hollywood and my mailbox would both benefit.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
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Mike Clark
USA Today
January 1, 2000
Only the dourest dyspeptics will fail to enjoy it.
| Original Score: 3/4
Robert Strohmeyer
Filmcritic.com
January 1, 2000
Overall this movie just doesn't live up to its aims.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Lou Lumenick
New York Post
January 1, 2000
Touching and frequently hilarious.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
David Noh
Film Journal International
January 1, 2000
The whole thing rather lacks juice.
Mac Verstandig
Moviereviews.org
January 1, 2000
Offers a light wit that is oftentimes funny.
Ross Anthony
Hollywood Report Card
January 1, 2000
A warm fuzzy film with a touch of blues for realism
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Harvey S. Karten
Compuserve
January 1, 2000
Liberty Heights is an all-around rollicking piece of entertainment.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
January 1, 2000
An attractive, albeit modest, addition to the Levinson collection.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Jeanne Aufmuth
Palo Alto Weekly
January 1, 2000
A thoroughly grounded statement about the human condition.
| Original Score: 9/10
Glenn Whipp
Los Angeles Daily News
January 1, 2000
Lovingly crafted.
Jean Oppenheimer
New Times
January 1, 2000
Nostalgia is a tricky thing, but Levinson manages to strike just the right balance of humor, affection, and candor.
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