Oliver Twist Reviews

  • Oliver Twist
    • Genre : Drama, Family
    • Release Date :
    • MPAA Rating : PG-13
    • Duration : 130 minute(s)
    • Production Budget : 60
    • Studio : TriStar Pictures
    • Official Site : http://www.sonypictures.com/movies/olivertwist/
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  • the director's weakest film since 1988's Frantic.
    2.5 of 4 by Ed Gonzalez [Slant Magazine ]
  • the director relates the familiar story in an all-too-familiar way.
    by Kirk Honeycutt [The Hollywood Reporter ]
  • so drab and unfeeling, so lacking the Polanski stamp
    2 of 4 by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone ]
  • seems rushed and is more than a little impersonal.
    3 of 5 by Shlomo Schwartzberg [Boxoffice Magazine ]
  • is in the tradition of every faithful Oliver Twist ever filmed
    4.5 of 5 by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly ]
  • Involving, captivating and nearly note perfect
    4.5 of 5 by Rich Cline [Shadows on the Wall ]
  • handsomely mounted, truer to its source material, and, in a few poignant moments, quite wonderful,
    3 of 4 by Kim Morgan [Reel ]
  • every frame is laden with the kind of texture and depth
    3 of 4 by [The Filmiliar Cineaste ]
  • enjoyable but not remarkable filmmaking
    4.5 of 5 by [E! Online ]
  • does tighten its grip toward the end
    by Anthony Lane [The New Yorker ]
  • comes off as more of a nibble than anything else.
    2 of 5 by Andrea Chase [Killer Movie Reviews ]
  • comes across as uninspired and flat.
    2.5 of 4 by James Berardinelli [ReelViews ]
  • an acceptable yet thoroughly uninspiring twist on the orphaned Oliver
    2 of 4 by Jami Bernard [New York Daily News ]
  • a skillfully crafted and well-acted film
    2.5 of 4 by Kit Bowen [Hollywood ]
  • a respectable telling of a classic story.
    3.5 of 5 by Robert Denerstein [Denver Rocky Mountain News ]
  • a proficient and mostly pleasurable movie
    2.5 of 4 by Daniel Fienberg [Zap2it ]
  • a film where art direction triumphs but genuine art remains elusive.
    2 of 5 by Phil Hall [Film Threat, Hollywood's Indie Voice ]
  • a beautiful piece of cinema
    8 of 10 by Edward Douglas [Comingsoon ]
  • 4 of 5 Reviewed by Joe Williams [St. Louis Post-Dispatch ]
  • 4 of 5 Reviewed by William Arnold [Seattle Post-Intelligencer ]
  • 3.5 of 4 Reviewed by James Verniere [Boston Herald ]
  • 3.5 of 5 Reviewed by Philip Wuntch [The Dallas Morning News ]
  • 3 of 5 Reviewed by Eric Lurio [Greenwich Village Gazette ]
  • 3 of 4 Reviewed by Amy Biancolli [Houston Chronicle ]
  • 3 of 4 Reviewed by Daniel Neman [Richmond Times-Dispatch ]
  • 3 of 4 Reviewed by Ed Blank [Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ]
  • 3 of 4 Reviewed by Mary Liz-Shaw [The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel ]
  • 3 of 4 Reviewed by Terry Lawson [Detroit Free Press ]
  • 3 of 5 Reviewed by Stan Urankar [Sun Newspapers of Cleveland ]
  • 2.5 of 4 Reviewed by Michael Phillips [Chicago Tribune ]
  • 2.5 of 4 Reviewed by Ty Burr [Boston Globe ]
  • 2.5 of 4 Reviewed by Jeff Vice [Deseret News, Salt Lake City ]
  • 2.5 of 4 Reviewed by Peter Keough [The Boston Phoenix ]
  • 2 of 5 Reviewed by Chris Cabin [Filmcritic ]
  • Reviewed by Steve Schenider [Orlando Weekly ]

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