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DVD critics around the world all took their turn to take a swing at the Coney Island clowns. The below are just a few unedited reviews and are based on the Love Never Dies DVD featuring the Australian Cast.

For read reviews for the live show, select a production:

           

                       - London Production v1.0 - Press Reviews (Mar-Dec 2010)

                       - London Production v2.0 - Press Reviews (Dec 2010 - Aug 2011)

                       - Australian Productions - Press Reviews (May 2011 - Jan 2012)

Updated: June 28, 2012

Love Never Dies DVD Reviews

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Detroit News

“Love Never Dies” is perhaps best watched with a stiff drink in hand. Yes Love Never Dies is bad. And it also doesn’t help that the show is ill-conceived from the start.”   

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BC Video

“I am of the opinion that Andrew Lloyd Webber was drunk...when he sat down to scribble out the storyline for this one...I wouldn't see this one live even if the tickets were free, the booze was copious and complimentary,”   

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Big Picture Big Sound

“If you hold the [Phantom of the Opera] up on a pedestal, you may want to steer clear of this production. It really does nothing for the legacy..”   

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Oklahoma News

“Lloyd Webber proves that unnecessary sequels aren't just for movies anymore with “Love Never Dies,” his woefully undesirable follow-up to his theatrical smash “Phantom of the Opera.””   

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TheMovieForum.org

“"The Phantom of the Opera" was never meant to end this way...it’s better to put it off for as long as possible.”   

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Miss Montoya

“This musical is a disgrace to the name of Phantom!”   

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Disc Dish

“Love Never Dies may be great to look at, but clocking in at just over two hours, it’s difficult to sit through.”   

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Twitch Film

“Awful, just awful. the songs and the story - book, lyric and score - that are just so truly, head-banging-against-wall bad.”   

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Film Jabber

“it is a bigger and more extravagant production that lacks the intrigue and conflict of the original. In other words, it’s like so many other sequels. Bigger does not mean better.”

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Musical Chronicles

“The problem here is that we don’t care much for the characters and everything is very predictable...everything is kind of tedious and uninteresting.”

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Movie Muser

“ it's missing the magic that the original music brought that we all fell in love with in the first place.”