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Blue Valentine Reviews

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Robert W. Butler
Kansas City Star

It's a heartbreaker, but one made bearable by Ryan Gosling and Oscar nominee Michelle Williams, who deliver performances that feel so real they transcend acting and become something else altogether.

Full Review Source: Kansas City Star | Original Score: 3/4

January 27, 2011
Steve Persall
Tampa Bay Times

A reminder that well-measured and expertly acted pain can be as thrilling to watch as 3-D spectacle.

Full Review Source: Tampa Bay Times | Original Score: A

January 27, 2011
Matt Kelemen
Las Vegas CityLife

The time spent ... bringing to life these characters enabled the actors to reach a level of naturalism that can't be achieved by conventional role casting. Cianfrance, Gosling and Williams literally created a family, then let it self-destruct.

Full Review Source: Las Vegas CityLife

January 26, 2011
Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

Guiltier of sins of ambition than of criminal complacency, although the indie clichés invariably come back to haunt.

Full Review Source: East Bay Express

January 24, 2011
Frank Wilkins
Frank's Reel Reviews

It's this slow grinding down of the gears of marriage that Cianfrance brings so realistically to the big screen, aided by the heartfelt performances of Gosling and Williams that'll surely garner recognition come Oscar time.

Full Review Source: Frank's Reel Reviews | Original Score: 5/5

January 24, 2011
Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic
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A searing portrait of the disintegration of not just a marriage but, more importantly, the love that once fueled it.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 4.5/5

January 19, 2011

A rarely cheery but carefully crafted look at flawed and all-too human behaviour, worth seeing for Michelle Williams and Ryan Gosling's sincere, intelligent performances.

Full Review Source: Film4 | Original Score: 4/5

January 18, 2011
Philip French
Guardian

In some ways Blue Valentine is a lower-class version of Annie Hall without the wry humour and Allen's acceptance that nothing truly lasts, and that love inevitably fades.

Full Review Source: Guardian

January 18, 2011
Allan Hunter
Daily Express

A powerful, piercing, brilliantly acted exploration of the ways in which love can die.

Full Review Source: Daily Express | Original Score: 4/5

January 18, 2011

It's a brutal, beautiful and affecting piece of work.

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

January 18, 2011
Jason Best
Movie Talk

Painfully honest.

Full Review Source: Movie Talk

January 17, 2011
Clint O'Connor
Cleveland Plain Dealer

There's a beauty, a rhythm, and a subtle sense of discovery in Blue Valentine that makes it a magical experience.

Full Review Source: Cleveland Plain Dealer | Original Score: A

January 16, 2011
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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An autopsy of a failed marriage, it contrasts the giddy honeymoon beginning with the sad denouement after dysfunction has devastated the groundwork of hope and newness.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 16, 2011
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

This punishing drama is worth a look thanks to the excellent work by the leads as well as Cianfrance's ability to employ the appropriate mood to help capture his own prickly scenes from a marriage.

Full Review Source: Creative Loafing | Original Score: 3/4

January 14, 2011
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post
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Blue Valentine comes on like a bittersweet cautionary tale.

Full Review Source: Denver Post | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 14, 2011
Tom Long
Detroit News
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It's not an easy movie, but it is a powerful, unforgettable experience.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: A

January 14, 2011
Sam Adams
Philadelphia City Paper

Cianfrance prizes verisimilitude over insight, which means the movie gives you a lot to feel but not much to think about, but it's still quietly devastating.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia City Paper | Original Score: B+

January 14, 2011
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
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Michelle Williams and Ryan Gosling tear up the screen.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

January 14, 2011
Lawrence Toppman
Charlotte Observer

I was riveted.

Full Review Source: Charlotte Observer | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 14, 2011
Kimberley Jones
Austin Chronicle

Moments, as affecting as they are, can't surmount the overworkshopped feel of the whole film.

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

January 14, 2011
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