The Band Wagon
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The musical becomes a frenetic meditation on pop art versus high art, coming down hard on the side of the former."
‑ Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader
"On the whole it's one of the best musicals ever made."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"It has its moments and the stars are good, but it's really overrated."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"A fun musical with creative choreography, but far too little substance."
‑ Wesley Lovell, Cinema Sight
"'s hard to dislike something so cheerful and uplifting as this movie."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
""the undisputed highlight of Astaire's post-Rogers career""
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
"Minnelli's best musical is sparked by witty allusions to real-life showbiz persona like pretentious actor Jose Ferrer and birlliant but aging dancer Fred Astaire, the film's star, who shines when dancing, both with Cyd Charisse and alone."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"A love song for the narcissistic, and theater people are sure to eat up the film, commentary, extras, and first rate DVD packaging."
‑ Jeremiah Kipp, Slant Magazine
"If you like an old-fashioned Broadway musical, you can't go wrong with this one."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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