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  • Summary: A successful community theatre company is turned upside down when the director of an upcoming production of "Cyrano" casts an inexperienced young man with no apparent talent in the lead.
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  1. Positive: 0 out of 10
  2. Negative: 8 out of 10
  1. This tale of the theater could have used more time on the road.
  2. Reviewed by: Ed Park
    40
    At least Sean Astin, as a scene-chewing prima donna, seems to be having a good time--and mom Patty Duke gets to call him a "turd."
  3. It's strictly amateur hour.
  4. Reviewed by: Brian Lowry
    30
    Unconvincing poser.
  5. Reviewed by: Anita Gates
    30
    Finally it becomes clear that Mr. Corley's film is meant to be a tribute to the love of theater. It has just been posing as the story of one man's finding himself.
  6. 25
    The story is as predictable as it is saccharine. Apart from the presence of local landmarks, there's no reason the Rose City should be proud of this effort.
  7. A huge pile of horsefeathers is being peddled as fairy dust in Bigger Than the Sky.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 1 out of 4