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Sense and Sensibility Reviews

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Louis B. Parks
Houston Chronicle
January 1, 2000
The film is packed with pleasing performances by stage-trained actors.
Madeleine Williams
Cinematter
January 1, 2000
Wonderful adaptation of Jane Austen's novel.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Cynthia Fuchs
Philadelphia City Paper
January 1, 2000
Rickman's small moves, his lowered eyes, his slight grimaces, are often quite breathtaking.
Wilder Penfield
Jam! Movies
January 1, 2000
A movie for all romantic ages that won't even dispirit singles.
Kim Williamson
Boxoffice Magazine
January 1, 2000
The best film of the year.
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Rita Kempley
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Demonstrates how little humankind has evolved in matters of the heart.
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Bruce Reid
Film.com
January 1, 2000
Sense and Sensibility is funny, expansive, and a delight to spend company with.
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Sean P. Means
Film.com
January 1, 2000
Thompson's script hits its peak by keeping Austen's voice yet finding the satirical smirk behind it.
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John Hartl
Film.com
January 1, 2000
A triumph for Taiwan's most famous director, Ang Lee.
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Told with deft skill and a pleasantly humorous romantic touch.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Scott Renshaw
Scott Renshaw's Screening Room
January 1, 2000
Thompson is outstanding, but her supporting cast is just as impressive, if not more so.
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
January 1, 2000
A soap opera of the highest caliber.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Susan Stark
Detroit News
January 1, 2000
It's bliss.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
An exuberant, well- crafted film that gets the audience involved on a gut level.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Barbara Shulgasser
San Francisco Examiner
January 1, 2000
What a glorious time is had by all in this wonderful adaptation of Jane Austen's novel.
Bryant Frazer
Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus
January 1, 2000
Thompson is amazing in her mostly quiet way.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
January 1, 2000
A memorable film that brings out everything we love about these kinds of stories.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Chris Hicks
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
A heartfelt story, filled with rich characters and compelling events.
Michael J. Doyle
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
I don't want to see another movie for the rest of the year. To do so would be to spoil the joy I experienced in seeing Sense and Sensibility.
Mark R. Leeper
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
[Sense and Sensibility is]...the first film of Jane Austen that I can remember having enjoyed.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/8
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