War Horse Reviews

  • War Horse
    • Genre : Adventure
    • Release Date :
    • MPAA Rating : PG-13
    • Duration : 146 minute(s)
    • Production Budget : -
    • Studio : DreamWorks Pictures
    • Official Site : http://www.warhorsemovie.com/
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Movie Reviews

  • watching War Horse is like turning the pages of a very long children's book, each chapter a different adventure
    3 of 4 by Peter Howell [Toronto Star ]
  • too much of this film is felt on a cinematic level instead of an emotional one
    Review rate : B by Peter Rainer [Christian Science Monitor ]
  • there is much to be admired here
    3 of 5 by Elizabeth Weitzman [New York Daily News ]
  • the humor and spirit that had such a profound impact on audiences young and old are not only preserved, but enhanced by the personalities of real animals
    4 of 4 by Rex Reed [New York Observer ]
  • the film's dialogue is sometimes cliched, but that's mostly beside the point
    3 of 4 by Claudia Puig [USA Today ]
  • the director reveals fate's grim designs keeps the melodrama on an even emotional keel
    Review rate : B by William Goss [Film.com ]
  • so guileless that it allows us to experience the war on a purely sensory and emotional level
    4 of 4 by Kyle Smith [New York Post ]
  • pure, forthright emotions, pastoral visuals, mythic aspirations, insistent music and an exalted view of its titular species
    by Justin Chang [Variety ]
  • not to say the scenes of combat and conflict here are not unsettling
    3 of 4 by Steven Rea [Philadelphia Inquirer ]
  • newcomers delivering expansive, emotional and almost entirely sympathetic performances
    by Todd McCarthy [Hollywood Reporter ]
  • it's like watching this filmmaker's philosophy, embodied in a single sequence
    by Mick LaSalle [San Francisco Chronicle ]
  • in the way of real horses, awesome to behold
    Review rate : A- by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly ]
  • draws on his three most important influences-John Ford, David Lean, and Walt Disney
    by Ben Sachs [Chicago Reader ]
  • breathtaking in its visual scope and texture, gritty in its depiction of World War I battles and borderline lachrymose in its emotional manipulation
    4 of 5 by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic ]
  • boldly emotional, nakedly heartfelt, War Horse will leave only the stoniest hearts untouched
    by Richard Corliss [TIME Magazine ]
  • as impressive as coasting gets, but it's coasting all the same
    3 of 4 by Ty Burr [Boston Globe ]
  • although neither film could be considered "triumphant," each shows flashes of the elements that have made Spielberg so respected
    3 of 4 by James Berardinelli [ReelViews ]

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