Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Masina gives one of her most expressive performances.
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Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Thomas
Remains a timeless, major work of a master.
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New Times (L.A.)

By Gregory Weinkauf
Sometimes the cinema is just heavenly, and this is one of those times.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
A mad, resplendent peacock of a film, a cinematographic riot of color and sensuality that evokes its era -- the swinging mid-'60s -- as much as any movie made during those giddy years.
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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

By William Arnold
Above all, the film is just wonderfully ... well, Fellini-esque. It looks like nothing the cinema has seen since then.
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The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
Invites you to contemplate the symbolic vibration of every hue in its teeming, overcrowded canvas.
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Fellini has put together an imperial-sized fantasy of a physical opulence to make the old Vincente Minnelli Metro musicals look like army training films.
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Portland Oregonian

Flopped on its initial release, and it is a somewhat decadent and overlong production. But Masina's performance is, as always, engaging, and Fellini's glee at launching into color filmmaking is palpable.
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Village Voice

By Michael Atkinson
Juliet is never less than eye-catching, but is rarely more.
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81 out of 100
Universal acclaim
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