Opening

—— As Above/So Below Aug 29
33% The November Man Aug 27
98% Starred Up Aug 27
81% The Congress Aug 29
71% Life Of Crime Aug 29

Top Box Office

92% Guardians of the Galaxy $17.2M
20% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $16.7M
39% If I Stay $15.7M
20% Let's Be Cops $10.8M
18% When The Game Stands Tall $8.4M
34% The Expendables 3 $6.5M
32% The Giver $6.4M
45% Sin City: A Dame to Kill For $6.3M
65% The Hundred-Foot Journey $5.3M
20% Into The Storm $3.8M

Coming Soon

—— Innocence Sep 05
—— The Identical Sep 05
—— The Longest Week Sep 05
67% The House of Magic Sep 05
74% God Help the Girl Sep 05

New Episodes Tonight

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91% The Divide: Season 1
83% Extant: Season 1
—— Franklin & Bash: Season 4
—— Graceland: Season 2
—— Hot in Cleveland: Season 5
57% Legends: Season 1
—— Motive: Season 2
69% Mystery Girls: Season 1
38% Taxi Brooklyn: Season 1
43% Young & Hungry: Season 1

Discuss Last Night's Shows

—— Covert Affairs: Season 5
88% Finding Carter: Season 1
67% Matador: Season 1
—— Pretty Little Liars: Season 5
—— Rizzoli & Isles: Season 5
—— Royal Pains: Season 5
—— Sullivan & Son: Season 3
60% Tyrant: Season 1

Certified Fresh TV

86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
83% Extant: Season 1
89% The Honorable Woman: Season 1
87% The Knick: Season 1
89% Manhattan: Season 1
97% Masters of Sex: Season 2
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
89% Outlander: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
82% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

The Bridges of Madison County Reviews

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Chris Kridler
Baltimore Sun

The Bridges of Madison County is as good as it is because of its performances. It's as bad as it is because of its source.

Full Review Source: Baltimore Sun | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 31, 2013
Michael Lightcap
Boxoffice Magazine

Eastwood is charmingly likable, self-confident and good-humored, but he's miscast. He is 20 years too old, has a limited emotional range, and lacks the erotic power to generate the needed sexual chemistry with Streep.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine

June 5, 2002
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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Despite all his craft and sincerity, [Eastwood] and screenwriter Richard LaGravenese can't quite turn Robert James Waller's cardboard best-seller into flesh and bone.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

July 31, 2013
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

Utter pap, redeemed only by the professionalism of its stars in sub-standard material.

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 2/5

January 1, 2000
Monica Hayde
Palo Alto Weekly

Eastwood's Robert Kincaid -- made out in the book to be some sort of quasi-mythical cross between the Marlboro Man and Ralph Waldo Emerson -- is toned down so much as to be almost uncompelling.

Full Review Source: Palo Alto Weekly | Original Score: 2.5/4

May 20, 2003
Madeleine Williams
Cinematter

| Original Score: 2/4

January 1, 2000
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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I've seen the movie twice now and was even more involved the second time, because I was able to pay more attention to the nuances of voice and gesture.

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

January 1, 2000
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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The Bridges of Madison County is a beautiful film, not only in the way it was photographed, but for the manner through which the characters are revealed to us.

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

January 1, 2000
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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Streep makes her character known in no time flat. Intelligence, humor, blocked ambition, self-irony -- they're all contained in Francesca's quick response when Robert asks if she has any plans for the afternoon.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

January 7, 2012
Leo Goldsmith
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

In Eastwood's hands, it seems, even divorce can be more romantic than orgasms under the right circumstances.

Full Review Source: Not Coming to a Theater Near You

August 6, 2006
Tom Hutchinson
Radio Times

Beautifully photographed and directed with an intimate maturity, the film reveals its characters in an unhurried way, thus making the audience accomplices in the unfolding liaison.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 4/5

July 31, 2013
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Eastwood can do no wrong in my eyes ... but he came dangerously close with this one.

| Original Score: 3/5

April 3, 2005
Victoria Alexander
FilmsInReview.com

Better than the book.

| Original Score: 3/5

May 31, 2004
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

Considering the turgid potboiler it's based on, we should be grateful Eastwood achieved as much as he did.

| Original Score: 3/5

February 4, 2003
Todd McCarthy
Variety
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Given the intelligent restraint of the treatment, this is about as fine an adaptation of this material as one could hope for...

Full Review Source: Variety

June 23, 2008
Beth Accomando
KPBS.org

| Original Score: 3/5

January 17, 2008
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

The film is good enough; Streep is the X-factor that makes it excellent.

Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy | Original Score: 8/10

August 16, 2011
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

Perhaps the only time in history a movie was far better than its source material

| Original Score: 4/5

August 21, 2008
Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner

A dizzy, dusty masterpiece

| Original Score: 5/5

January 17, 2003
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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Immaculately performed, and assembled with wit and sensitivity, this is one of the most satisfying weepies in years.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
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