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Braveheart Reviews

Desmond Ryan
Philadelphia Inquirer
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As the star of the new, epic-scaled Braveheart, Gibson celebrates yet another man of selfless valor. And as its director, he displays some daring of his own.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 3/4

February 24, 2014
Jami Bernard
New York Daily News
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A lavish, entertaining spectacle full of manly men, dastardly villains, rousing battles and women who easily see Mel's hero potential through all that messy hair.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 3/4

February 24, 2014
Gene Siskel
Chicago Tribune
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In addition to staging battle scenes well, Gibson also manages to recreate the filth and mood of 700 years ago.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3/4

February 24, 2014
Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel
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Mel Gibson throws his whole heart into a role. No one acts with more conviction, and his errors are honest ones.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 5/5

February 24, 2014
Anthony Puccinelli
Chicago Reader
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Braveheart has a gut-wrenching, bone-breaking, sword-thwacking verve.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

February 24, 2014
John Hartl
Seattle Times
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Many movies deal with battlefield heroics. Few seriously attempt to define heroism.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 3/4

February 24, 2014
Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
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In this mix of historical tragedy and hip adventure, Gibson may be as galvanic a movie swashbuckler as Errol Flynn and Burt Lancaster were in their day.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3.5/4

February 24, 2013
Anthony Lane
New Yorker
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The political argument that ensues is pretty dull, but the battle scenes are the loudest and most convincing in years: Gibson has learned from Kurosawa in lending a clarifying thrust to what is, essentially, chaos.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

February 24, 2013
Jack Kroll
Newsweek
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Braveheart looks like a true epic -- even if it is both bloody and bloody long.

Full Review Source: Newsweek

January 28, 2008
Brian Lowry
Variety
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A huge, bloody and sprawling epic, Braveheart is the sort of massive vanity piece that would be easy to disparage if it didn't essentially deliver.

Full Review Source: Variety

January 28, 2008
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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Pure hokum.

Full Review Source: Time Out

February 9, 2006
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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Though the film dawdles a bit with the shimmery, dappled love stuff involving Wallace with a Scottish peasant and a French princess, the action will pin you to your seat.

Full Review Source: Rolling Stone

May 12, 2001
Peter Rainer
Los Angeles Times
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As a filmmaker, [Gibson] lacks the epic gift, but the movie, scripted by Randall (no relation) Wallace, works on a fairly basic level as a hiss-the-English medieval Western.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times

February 13, 2001
Paula Nechak
Film.com
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Braveheart opts to turn cowardly, settling for the magnification of Gibson's idol status, forfeiting the complex, more nebulous magnificence of the real Sir William Wallace and virtually excising the strategic brilliance of Robert The Bruce.

January 1, 2000
Peter Stack
San Francisco Chronicle
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At times the film seems an obsessive ode to Mel Gibson machismo.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 2/4

January 1, 2000
Sean Means
Film.com
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Gibson's raw energy and storytelling power in Braveheart are undeniable. If the film doesn't meet his ambitions, it's because he set the bar so high.

January 1, 2000
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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With its clashing armies, heartstopping action, and grand sense of romance, this is the sort of film it's a pleasure to see and review.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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An action epic with the spirit of the Hollywood swordplay classics and the grungy ferocity of The Road Warrior.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 1, 2000
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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A rambling disappointment.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

January 1, 2000
Caryn James
New York Times
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One of the most spectacular entertainments in years.

Full Review Source: New York Times

January 1, 2000
Hal Hinson
Washington Post
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[Gibson] has created a completely adequate modern facsimile of the classic romantic epic.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

January 1, 2000
Mike Clark
USA Today
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Though lumpy and even redundant, Braveheart constantly rebounds on some bold note.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
Richard Schickel
TIME Magazine
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Everybody knows that a non-blubbering clause is standard in all movie stars' contracts. Too bad there isn't one banning self-indulgence when they direct.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

January 1, 2000
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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It takes a real star to make suffering this sexy.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B-

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