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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
July 27, 2012
Though Marilyn Monroe was the country's biggest movie star, this plotless musical, a tribute to the genius composer Irving Berlin, belongs to Ethel Merman.
Full Review | Original Score: B
David Kaplan
Kaplan vs. Kaplan
March 1, 2008
| Original Score: 4/5
Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan
October 24, 2004
Corny, loud, splashy, but it has Merman and solid cast
| Original Score: 4/5
Andy Klein
New Times
June 23, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
September 5, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
July 26, 2003
Overstuffed and cornball, but some great Berlin musical numbers, especially Monroe's "Heat Wave."
| Original Score: 4/5
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)
October 16, 2002
| Original Score: 5/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
September 12, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
August 7, 2012
If you're looking for a good film that features Irving Berlin tunes, this one is not the film you're looking for.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Douglas Pratt
DVDLaser
June 15, 2007
The movie does not blend the magic of music, dance, and emotion in the way which the best musicals do.
| Original Score: 2/5
Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette
December 21, 2004
The decline of the musical starts here. Faux Kelly just doesn't work.
| Original Score: 2/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
October 1, 2003
Maybe if it didn't have Johnny Ray...
| Original Score: 2/5
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