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Meet Me In St. Louis Reviews

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September 17, 2017
A paean to the nuclear family and the fertile soil where it ostensibly grows best-the American Midwest.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 7, 2013
Cut out as a comic relief, [Margaret O'Brien's] Tootie becomes an integral aspect of the film's psychology, as the repressed middle-class anger rearing, if innocently. (PopMatters Essential Film Performances 2013: Musical/Comedy)
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
December 18, 2011
Judy Garland has never been more spirited or more poignant.
December 15, 2011
An unmissable big-screen experience.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
December 14, 2011
The film really belongs to Garland and O'Brien. They make each scene they share pure magic, exuding an effortless confidence which lights up the screen, with the rest of the cast reduced to mere bystanders.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
December 26, 2010
One of the most loving of all movie families.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 13, 2009
The onscreen blossoming of Judy Garland in Vincente Minnelli's career making hit. Pure heaven.
Full Review | Original Score: A
December 15, 2008
One of the first films to integrate musical numbers into the plot, it explores, without condescension or simplemindedness, the feelings that drive the family members apart and then bring them back together again.
December 3, 2008
Garland achieves true stature with her deeply understanding performance, while her sisterly running-mate, Lucille Bremer, likewise makes excellent impact with a well-balanced performance.
August 26, 2006
Film mixes feminism with joyous color, music and composition.
June 24, 2006
One of the great musicals.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
November 27, 2005
Still as fresh as a newly picked daisy.
Full Review | Original Score: A+
June 30, 2005
Minnelli's first triumph and one of Hollwood best musicals, displaying the director's concept of integrated musical with dazzling color and innovative swriling camera movment
Full Review | Original Score: A
May 19, 2004
Judy Garland's most famous role and her best performance make for entertaining viewing.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 25, 2004
Sentimental and nostalgic but most of all genteel and beguiling.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
April 23, 2004
Minnelli films Garland with love.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 19, 2004
One of Hollywood's all-time great musicals ... Judy has rarely been more lovely than she is here.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
April 16, 2004
The joys of the film linger with the music and encourage you to savor the true moments of family togetherness.
April 12, 2004
One of Hollywood's most astonishing achievements in Technicolor.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
April 8, 2004
Minnelli's gracefully gliding camerawork is at its absolute best here.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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