One Touch of Venus (2008) There's just one reason to watch One Touch of Venus , a flaccid rendering of a Broadway musical about a window dresser (Robert Walker) who…
Movie on DVD Review

One Touch of Venus (2008)

EW's GRADE
C-

Details Release Date: Oct 14, 2008; DVD Release Date: Oct 14, 2008; Movie Rated: Unrated; Genre: Musical; With: Ava Gardner

There's just one reason to watch One Touch of Venus, a flaccid rendering of a Broadway musical about a window dresser (Robert Walker) who brings a statue of Venus to life — and her name is Ava Gardner. If only Vincente Minnelli had been in charge and most of Kurt Weill's score hadn't been ditched. Ava gets an A, the movie a C–.

Originally posted Oct 29, 2008 Published in issue #1019 Nov 07, 2008 Order article reprints