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Nicholas and Alexandra Reviews

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Variety Staff
Variety
July 7, 2010
Sam Spiegel comes up with a rarity: the intimate epic, in telling the fascinating story of the downfall of the Romanovs.
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Tom Milne
Time Out
January 26, 2006
Old-fashioned, overlong costume epic.
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Vincent Canby
New York Times
May 9, 2005
One can be more or less hypnotized by the spectacle of their downfall, but it's difficult to be really moved by it.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
October 23, 2004
The problem with Nicholas and Alexandra is that it considers the Russian Revolution from, in some ways, the least interesting perspective.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
When James Goldman's script hits one of its frequent dead spots, Schaffner's camera is there to take up most of the slack with elegantly designed wide-screen compositions.