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Ratings & Reviews

  1. Mr. Gumby's rating of the film The Jazz Singer

    More than an archaeological treasure and a landmark of one of my favourite moments in the History of Cinema industry (the "death" of silent movies and the birth of the "talkies"), "The Jazz Singer" is a symbol of a kind of show that, over the years, become inseparable from Hollywood: the musical. And you can still have fun with this old, dated picture, despite the ingenuity of its most basic elements: story, ...

  2. Jenny Coldpussy's rating of the film The Jazz Singer

    Of all the didn't-age-well-but-it's-historically-important films I've forced myself to watch in order be a legitimate cinephile, this was by far the most painful one, and for reasons that I wasn't expecting. The black face was actually the sixth most annoying thing from the movie, the first one being all those mommy songs... wtf? What creepy target audience was this written for?

  3. James Mackin's rating of the film The Jazz Singer

    The scene where the guy starts singing must have been amazing 90 years ago. In 2017 though, the blackface is a bit hard to look past.

  4. Aardsy's rating of the film The Jazz Singer

  5. RoRoRoro's rating of the film The Jazz Singer

  6. smeef's rating of the film The Jazz Singer

    blackface isn't okay lmfao

  7. kyla.'s rating of the film The Jazz Singer

    Would have enjoyed it so much more if it weren't for the horrible blackface scenes.

  8. Aurėja's rating of the film The Jazz Singer

    If not unconvincing, cheesy and insincere ending, that would be quite nice and enjoyable film.

  9. Amadeus Magnus's rating of the film The Jazz Singer

    Another Jewish propoganda film like Fiddler on the Roof. boring. I'm sick of religious and political movies. and, yes, Chaplin was right. TALKIES SUX.

  10. David Slotema's rating of the film The Jazz Singer

    Story is indeed too cheesy, and takes to long to develop (maybe only for modern standards?), but the movie needs to be credited for the pioneering use of sound. Therefore 4 ****

  11. AKFilmFan's rating of the film The Jazz Singer

    Hasn't aged well, but the story works despite the quality of the audio and the use of blackface (which is sometimes mistaken for racism)

  12. VENIMOS LOS JODIMOS Y NOS FUIMOS's rating of the film The Jazz Singer

    Interes anecdotico: Cero. Una soberana madre. Interes historico: Indispensable.

  13. Danno's rating of the film The Jazz Singer

    Wow. Now that's a bad movie. So bad it's hard to take seriously.

  14. Mother of God's rating of the film The Jazz Singer

    I'll give credit for this movie because this is the pioneer in musical movies... Singing in the Rain wouldn't exist without the presence of this movie. The story of the movie itself was pretty cheesy.

  15. Phil Worfel's rating of the film The Jazz Singer

    Important. It changed the industry more any any other film in film history. Unwatchably awful.