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The Talk of the Town Reviews

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March 5, 2008
Though verbose, this darkly humorous film benefits from star power of Cary Grant in atypical role, some witty dialogue, and timely subject matter.
Full Review | Original Score: B
January 14, 2008
The acting by Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, and Ronald Colman is top-notch.
Full Review | Original Score: B
November 13, 2007
The contrivance of plot is compensated by one of the most genial casts in history.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
June 24, 2006
An attractive serio-comic tale of civic corruption.
March 25, 2006
It may be off beam in its philosophy, but its quality of humor is not strained.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
February 17, 2006
Part romantic triangle, part Capra-esque hokum, all coast on star power.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.75/5
November 18, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
August 14, 2005
In addition to its status as one of the great screen comedies, the film is a treasure trove of homosexual undercurrents, many of which aren't all that disguised.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
July 9, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
May 24, 2003
Effective, if peculiar, mixture of screwball comedy and political moralising.
August 21, 2002
Brilliantly directed, acted, scripted thought-provoking comedy
| Original Score: 5/5
January 1, 2000
The Talk of the Town (1942) is a classic romantic comedy/drama of the 1940s from producer/director George Stevens and Columbia Pictures.
January 1, 2000
Overblown, too long, and not nearly as much fun as it's cracked up to be.
September 19, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
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