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The Ides of March

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

October 07, 2011

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

George Clooney

Starring :

Ryan Gosling, George Clooney, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Paul Giamatti, Evan Rachel Wood, Marisa Tomei, Max Minghella, Jeffrey Wright, Jennifer Ehle

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

3.5 of 4

“..the script is brittle, paradoxical and bleakly witty..”
by Rex Reed [New York Observer]
4 of 5

“..some elements of the film are too melodramatic, but there's not a bad performance in it..”
by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic]
Review rate : A-

“..it's about backstabbing, media manipulation, and what campaign managers do when they're not hatching plans in the war room..”
by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
3.5 of 4

“..it is a smart and high-minded one, wonderfully cast, with understated direction..”
by Roger Moore [Orlando Sentinel]
3.5 of 4

“..is one of the most honest mainstream movies about American politics ever to be committed to the screen..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
2.5 of 4

“..ince this character's choices are crucial to a series of events that culminate in the film's climax..”
by Christy Lemire [Associated Press]
“..ides is unmistakably a tale of romantic coming-of-age..”
by Karina Longworth [Village Voice]
“..frequently reminded me of that earlier classic in its portrait of the corrosive nature of power..”
by Alonso Duralde [The Wrap]
4.5 of 5

“..create an effect of near-objectivity that's more bracing than any overt moralizing could have been..”
by Glenn Kenny [MSN Movies]
Review rate : B

“..captures some great shots in silhouette and chooses to shoot plenty of shots through glass..”
by Brad Brevet [Rope of Silicon]
2.5 of 4

“..'ides' falls short, but fault is not in stars..”
by Ty Burr [Boston Globe]

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