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Easy Virtue

Overview


Genre :

Romance, Comedy

Release Date :

May 22, 2009 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Stephan Elliott

Starring :

Jessica Biel, Colin Firth, Kristin Scott Thomas, Ben Barnes, Kris Marshall, Katherine Parkinson, Kimberley Nixon

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

3 of 5

“..works as well as it does, and emerges as something strange but fresh..”
by Helen O'Hara [Empire Magazine]
3 of 5

“..Stephan Elliott's best film since Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert..”
by James Mottram [Channel 4 Film]
3.5 of 5

“..Snappy and enjoyable..”
by Rich Cline [Shadows on the Wall]
4 of 5

“..playful..”
by [Total Film]
2 of 5

“..it doesn't know how much Coward to use, how modern to be, and where its real strengths are..”
by David Mercier [FilmJudge]
Review rate : B

“..flight, frothy entertainment..”
by Emanuel Levy [EmanuelLevy.Com]
3 of 5

“..Enjoyable..”
by Matthew Turner [ViewLondon]
1 of 5

“..clumsily written, surprisingly foolish and misdirected adaptation..”
by Steve Ramos [Boxoffice Magazine]
3 of 4

“..a top-notch creation..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
2 of 5

“..a strained, quasi-spoof version of a 1924 play by Coward..”
by Peter Bradshaw [The Guardian]
2 of 5

“..a passable entertainment with some excellent zingers and puns, but it never fully bears its fangs..”
by Chris Cabin [Filmcritic.com]
3.5 of 5

“..a film that could easily appeal to younger members of the family as well..”
by Amber Wilkinson [Eye for Film]
3 of 4

“..a 1920s-era comedy of bad manners done by experts..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
2.5 of 5
Reviewed by Elizabeth Weitzman [NY Daily News]
1.5 of 4
Reviewed by Bill Weber [Slant Magazine]
Reviewed by Stephen Holden [NY Times]

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