New York, New York Reviews

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Emanuel Levy
March 6, 2012
Though affectionate and colorfully stylized, Scorsese's tribute to the darker classic Hollywood musicals is only partially successful.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews
June 24, 2011
Ultimately a very personal film about how Scorsese views a genre of film and, as such, has a much more coherent vision than its reputation would suggest. [Blu-ray]
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Brian Orndorf
June 24, 2011
A stagebound valentine, but one vigorously constructed down to the last detail, with Scorsese reveling in the costumes and music. It's an itch that spreads into a full-body rash in the final act.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Dan Callahan
House Next Door
June 16, 2011
A downbeat homage to bright-lights showbiz dramas, an epic orchestration that indulges in stubbornly obsessive riffs, Martin Scorsese's New York, New York (1977) seems to value awkwardness and indecision above all else.
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
January 27, 2010
Embora interessante, a direção de arte acaba se tornando uma distração e os números musicais são, em sua maioria, frouxos. Por outro lado, De Niro e Minnelli criam personagens complexos que despertam a curiosidade do espectador. Um Scorsese menor.
| Original Score: 3/5

TV Guide's Movie Guide
January 26, 2010
A visually fascinating rumination on the genre.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Top Critic
Variety Staff
March 26, 2009
In a final burst from Old Hollywood, Minnelli tears into the title song and it's a wowser.
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
April 13, 2008
It's the exact kind of craziness that could only have been made in the waning days of the 1970s.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Cole Smithey
October 20, 2007
| Original Score: 4/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
July 25, 2007
There are some things about it that rub me the right way: it has style, fire in its belly, great visuals and was ahead of its time.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Top Critic
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
January 26, 2006
Scorsese's tribute/parody/critique of the MGM musical is a razor-sharp dissection of the conventions of both meeting-cute romances and rags-to-riches biopics.
Damon Wise
Empire Magazine
June 22, 2005
Martin Scorsese's criminally neglected tribute to the heyday of the MGM musical has aged astonishingly well.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Douglas Pratt
June 10, 2005
From a story perspective, nothing happens in the film's 'last act,' but from an emotional perspective, everything happens. Minnelli's performance leaves its peak and soars.
Full Review | Original Score: A
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)
May 5, 2005
Scorsese's take on classic musicals is just as odd and arresting as you'd think.
| Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
October 23, 2004
Martin Scorsese's New York, New York never pulls itself together into a coherent whole, but if we forgive the movie its confusions we're left with a good time.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
June 12, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks
August 16, 2003
One of the best of all movie musicals, and one of the best of all Scorsese. Extraordinary.
| Original Score: 5/5
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
January 8, 2003
Scorsese's uneven mix of drama and music seems a bit self-indulgent. De Niro's character is totally unsympathetic.
| Original Score: 3/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
November 1, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal
October 21, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
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