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Coriolanus

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Thriller

Release Date :

January 20, 2012 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Ralph Fiennes

Starring :

Ralph Fiennes, Vanessa Redgrave, Gerard Butler, Brian Cox, Jessica Chastain, John Kani, Paul Jesson, James Nesbitt, Ashraf Barhom, Lubna Azabal

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  Be the 1st!

Review rate : B

“..yet with its forever-war landscape, it couldn't be more..”
by Joe Neumaier [New York Daily News]
Review rate : B

“..together they bring this world alive, closing the centuries-long distance between the writing of the play and this interpretation..”
by Manohla Dargis [New York Times]
3 of 4

“..this film has a ripped-from-TV antic buzz of foreign wars, economic troubles and pandering politics..”
by Liam Lacey [Globe and Mail]
“..they make every line seem personally conceived, surprising yet inevitable..”
by Eric Hynes [Village Voice]
“..thespian self-directing tends toward the blustery, for reasons that are easy to understand..”
by Dana Stevens [Slate]
Review rate : C+

“..the fact that in this film they're often doing so on a cable news show or while brandishing a Kalashnikov is just so much window-dressing..”
by Chris Barsanti [Filmcritic.com]
Review rate : B

“..the dangerous dynamics of fickle crowds and scenes of lacerating intimacy..”
by Kathleen Murphy [MSN Movies]
1 of 4

“..shot with an aggressive ugliness - the lighting is flat and lackluster..”
by Kyle Smith [New York Post]
Review rate : A-

“..not only makes a brilliant, fearsome Coriolanus - he also displays an exciting talent for filmmaking..”
by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
3.5 of 4

“..neat trick..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
“..make a vitriolic pair - heavyweight screen acting at its best..”
by Ray Bennett [Hollywood Reporter]
“..film's first half is rather challenging to navigate..”
by Peter Debruge [Variety]
Review rate : C

“..deserves to be seen, however, especially among those who enjoy Shakespeare without considering themselves purists..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
“..an acerbic, resonant, troubling film, one of the year's very best..”
by Andrew O'Hehir [Salon.com]
Review rate : B
Reviewed by Betsy Sharkey [Los Angeles Times]
Review rate : D+
Reviewed by Claudia Puig [USA Today]

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