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Amelia

Overview


Genre :

Biography, Drama

Release Date :

October 23, 2009

MPAA Rating :

PG

Director :

Mira Nair

Starring :

Hilary Swank, Ewan McGregor, Richard Gere, Virginia Madsen, Christopher Eccleston, Marina Stone, Mia Wasikowska, Aaron Abrams

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  2 of 5 [Rate It]

2 of 4

“..we end the film knowing no more about Earhart than we did at the beginning..”
by Stephen Whitty [Newark Star-Ledger]
2.5 of 4

“..watchable..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
2.5 of 4

“..unexpectedly frank about how Earhart's public persona..”
by Ty Burr [Boston Globe]
Review rate : C+

“..sets out to inspire an audience but never feels inspired itself..”
by Gary Thompson [Philadelphia Daily News]
2.5 of 4

“..oddly drama-free..”
by Cathy Jakicic [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
2.5 of 4

“..it falls short of Nair's best work..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
Review rate : C+

“..frustratingly old-school, Hollywood-style, inspirational biopic..”
by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
“..exasperatingly dull production..”
by Manohla Dargis [NY Times]
2.5 of 4

“..doesn't so much build dramatically..”
by Connie Ogle [Miami Herald]
1 of 4

“..deadly dull..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Carrie Rickey [Philadelphia Inquirer]
3 of 5
Reviewed by Amy Nicholson [Boxoffice Magazine]
3 of 5
Reviewed by Roger Moore [Orlando Sentinel]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Joe Williams [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Rick Groen [Globe and Mail]

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