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Bel Ami Reviews

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Glenn Dunks

Unfortunately the rather ludicrous camp characteristics of the story, such as Uma Thurman rolling around on Egyptian cotton sheets shouting "Look at the grain exports to Algiers!" are never fully recognised...

Full Review Source: Trespass

September 8, 2013
Jeff Beck

"Bel Ami" ends up being a film that feels cold and distant because of the stale lead and a story that makes no room for the affection between any of the couples.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2/4

September 14, 2012
Alice Tynan

This is the perfect film to cure someone of an obsession with "RPatz".

Full Review Source: Limelight | Original Score: 2.5/5

August 5, 2012
Brent Simon
Shared Darkness

A gassy, self-satisfied adaptation of the 1885 novel of the same name, threadbare Parisian period piece Bel Ami belies the erroneous notion that costume dramas automatically have a higher IQ than their contemporary dramatic brethren.

Full Review Source: Shared Darkness | Original Score: D+

July 29, 2012
Dominic Corry

Pattinson fails to step up and command this film with his performance, and never settles on anything definitive for his character.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2/5

July 26, 2012
Jason Best
Movie Talk

As a caddish young man who seduces his way up the social ladder in late-19th-century Paris, Robert Pattinson looks much more the part than a too-old-for-the-role George Sanders in Hollywood's watered-down 1947 version, The Private Affairs of Bel Ami.

Full Review Source: Movie Talk

July 24, 2012
Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons

The film is far too concerned with its 'costume' and not nearly enough with its 'drama'.

Full Review Source: Dark Horizons

July 6, 2012

Visually, the film is ornate and very attractive while the story, based on the 1885 novel by Guy de Maupassant, is essentially a pulpy morality tale about the perils of taking short cuts through life. A very satisfying, rough-edged period drama.

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

June 30, 2012
Brian Tallerico

Pattinson doesn't work as the manipulative cad that this story demands.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2.0/5.0

June 22, 2012
Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews

A promising cast fails to save this period downer.

Full Review Source: ReelTalk Movie Reviews

June 21, 2012
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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"Bel Ami" is a handsome production, yet riddled with weaknesses.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

June 21, 2012
Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader
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The supposedly cunning protagonist registers as a cipher, and the directors' tendency to shoot dialogue scenes in close-up blunts any understanding of the social milieu he's trying to conquer.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

June 21, 2012
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

All four of the main actors are worth seeing, but don't expect the movie to amount to much.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 2.5/4

June 21, 2012
Matt Pais

Pattinson just stands there as if he's thinking, 'I'm sorry if this isn't enough for you, but I only have two faces I can make.'

Full Review Source: RedEye | Original Score: 1.5/4

June 21, 2012
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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The women are all elegant and intelligent, they know the ways of the world, and they know Georges' history. Why do they find him attractive? We don't, and that failure is the downfall of the film.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2/4

June 21, 2012
John Anderson
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Pattinson's passion is bloodless, his rakish George Duroy a font of undelivered potential.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 1.5/4

June 15, 2012
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
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Good actors flit in and out of the movie - particularly Kristin Scott Thomas and Colm Meaney - but no one seems able to conquer the essential silliness of it all...

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 1.5/4

June 14, 2012
Marshall Fine
Hollywood & Fine

Robert Pattinson is a terrible actor...Put him at the center of an actual movie and he's revealed as an empty pretty boy, a black hole of talent.

Full Review Source: Hollywood & Fine

June 11, 2012
Robert Levin

Robert Pattinson fits right into this material - a blistering critique of a man who can't overcome his self-hatred.

Full Review Source: amNewYork | Original Score: 3/4

June 9, 2012
Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

Pattinson's weakness as an actor is all the more glaring when compared to his supporting players.

Full Review Source: East Bay Express

June 8, 2012
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