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Married Life Reviews

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Fernando F. Croce

The roundelay structure and Hitchcockian nods could have easily given way to a sardonic puppet theater, but Sachs and screenwriter Oren Moverman care too much about their characters to turn them into pawns

Full Review Source: CinePassion

August 27, 2009
Josh Rosenblatt
Austin Chronicle

One of the more ethically dubious films to come out of Hollywood in years.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 3/5

October 18, 2008
Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

This darkly comic dramatic thriller, which is set just after World War II, is more than merely watchable. It's very smart and is old-fashioned in several respects.

Full Review Source: Deseret News, Salt Lake City | Original Score: 3/4

October 18, 2008
Jonathan W. Hickman
Entertainment Insiders

It is as though filmmaker Ira Sachs fears that just making a film about infidelity is too straight, too pedestrian, so, he's got to introduce the possibility that murder is on the horizon.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Insiders | Original Score: 2.5/4

October 18, 2008

Even movies that dare to paint dark portraits of the sacred institution can't resist glorifying it in the end.

Full Review Source: Pajiba

September 10, 2008
Prairie Miller

The ensemble cast chemistry is superb in its nearly suffocating tangle of repressed passions, but the family-values wrap-up of all these messy erotic tensions feels ultimately far too pat and unresolved.

Full Review Source: NewsBlaze

September 4, 2008
Jonathan Kiefer
Sacramento News & Review

Once he gets out from under his influences and trusts his own gut, Sachs might become a major director.

Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review | Original Score: 4/5

August 7, 2008
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

Thought-provoking themes swirl around in this drama, brought to life by a skilled cast and a director who plays with Hitchcockian themes and imagery. In the end, it feels a bit undercooked, but the actors keep us glued to the screen.

Full Review Source: Shadows on the Wall | Original Score: 3.5/5

August 1, 2008
Derek Malcolm
This is London

It's a good cast, with Cooper outstanding, but Sachs's direction is stodgy and the screenplay is grindingly self-conscious.

Full Review Source: This is London | Original Score: 2/5

August 1, 2008

Sun Online

The tangled web which slowly causes the film's relationships to disintegrate is brilliantly woven. However, you can't help wishing the climax packs a bit more of a dramatic punch.

Full Review Source: Sun Online | Original Score: 3/5

August 1, 2008

Daily Mirror [UK]

A noirish 1940s-set character study, it's an initially intriguing tale of infidelity and betrayal that smoulders, but never quite catches fire.

Full Review Source: Daily Mirror [UK]

August 1, 2008
Neil Smith
Total Film

A classy cast and production design to die for are the only features of note in an underpowered tale of adultery and intrigue in '50s America.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 2/5

August 1, 2008
Rob Daniel
Sky Movies

Married Life may fall short of the best Hollywood melodrama, but its nicely observed situations and old-fashioned storytelling ironically lend this a freshness more on-the-nose infidelity tales are missing.

Full Review Source: Sky Movies | Original Score: 2/5

August 1, 2008
Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph

The movie is determinedly low-key, but honest, with a wrenching break-up scene, sharp work from Clarkson, and a final thought that lingers, about never really knowing what your other half is thinking.

Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph

August 1, 2008
Peter Bradshaw

A well-acted but lugubrious noir, which is somehow not quite thrilling enough to be a thriller, and not quite profound enough to be a character study.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 3/5

August 1, 2008
Wendy Ide
Times [UK]

The layers of deception are as meticulously constructed as the impeccable 1940s production and costume design. Unfortunately, the film doesn't maintain that distinctive noir cruelty, as hard as red lacquered finger nails.

Full Review Source: Times [UK] | Original Score: 3/5

August 1, 2008
Neil Smith

A mannered comedy of manners that, in its eagerness to be all things to all people, ends up being nothing much of anything.

Full Review Source: Film4 | Original Score: 2/5

July 31, 2008
Paul Fairclough
Time Out
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It looks beautiful, and the convoluted plotting is initially the right side of Hitchcock pastiche, but the central conundrum is teased out over so many twists and false climaxes that ultimately it's a shrug, not a shock, which greets the denouement.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 3/6

July 31, 2008
Matthew Turner

Superbly directed, thought-provoking blend of Hitchcock movies, 1940s pastiche and Bette Davis-style melodrama, featuring terrific performances from Cooper and Clarkson.

Full Review Source: ViewLondon | Original Score: 4/5

July 31, 2008
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile

An ode to Hollywood movies of the 40s and 50s, with its rich story, its post-war middle class mores of US society, its production design and its characters blundering around a moral dilemma.

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

July 18, 2008
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