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Tamara Drewe Reviews

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Amy Taubin
Film Comment Magazine

A judicious comic actor, Arterton plays the eponymous Tamara, who throws a small English village into a tizzy when she returns from London to put the family cottage on the market.

Full Review Source: Film Comment Magazine

July 12, 2013
Roger Moore
McClatchy-Tribune News Service

The overripe Arterton is put on glorious display, but... there's little joy and not much romp in this cluttered sex farce.

Full Review Source: McClatchy-Tribune News Service | Original Score: 2/4

January 16, 2013
Brent Simon
Shared Darkness

Frears' loose-limbed film, while warm and fitfully witty, feels consistently and steadfastly like less than the sum of its parts.

Full Review Source: Shared Darkness

May 15, 2012
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

It's only as the narrative adopts an increasingly episodic feel that one's interest begins to wane...

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 2/4

November 2, 2011
Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com

It's a fine diversion filled with silly people following their silly desires.

Full Review Source: EricDSnider.com | Original Score: B

April 4, 2011
Jason Best
Movie Talk

Frears' screen version slightly coarsens Simmonds' wit and softens her sharpness, but even if his film manages to be more cartoony than the original cartoons, it remains hugely enjoyable.

Full Review Source: Movie Talk

March 28, 2011
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

It doesn't hold together that well, but there are enough moments of wry inspiration to keep the movie more or less afloat.

Full Review Source: Capital Times (Madison, WI) | Original Score: 2/4

March 4, 2011
Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses

full review at Movies for the Masses

Full Review Source: Movies for the Masses | Original Score: 3/5

March 1, 2011
Marc Fennell
Triple J

Starts with great wit and then dissipates into a hazy episodic mess

Full Review Source: Triple J | Original Score: 2.5/5

March 1, 2011
Sean Axmaker
MSN.com

[Stephen] Frears brings a light touch and a knowing compassion to this pastoral romantic farce...

Full Review Source: MSN.com

February 13, 2011
Julie Rigg
MovieTime, ABC Radio National

The literary set pieces and the rock legend versus teenage stalkers are great fun. Watch for some excellent Thomas Hardy jokes. Episodic but diverting.

Full Review Source: MovieTime, ABC Radio National

February 4, 2011
Peter Galvin
sbs.com.au

The characters are silly, self-centred and mindless in their pursuit of satisfaction and, of course, that's absolutely forgivable since it's all too human. But Frears seems to want to 'say something' about modern sexuality in an age of cyber bullying.

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

February 3, 2011
Leigh Paatsch
Herald Sun (Australia)

Stephen Frears drapes Tamara Drewe over the screen like a patchwork quilt of half-finished comic sketches and pointless sub-plots.

Full Review Source: Herald Sun (Australia) | Original Score: 1.5/5

February 3, 2011
Jim Schembri
The Age (Australia)

Frears' broader aim is to fully chart the daisy chain of consequences set in train by bad moral behaviour, a theme that has proved a favourite of his and which he prosecutes here with very satisfying results.

Full Review Source: The Age (Australia) | Original Score: 3/5

February 2, 2011
Philippa Hawker
The Age (Australia)

There's something about the desperation of Jody that gives the film its most uncomfortable and surprising moments. Otherwise, it's a bit of a stroll down familiar paths.

Full Review Source: The Age (Australia) | Original Score: 3/5

February 2, 2011
Sandra Hall
Sydney Morning Herald

Good-natured as it is, it isn't nearly witty enough to justify the efforts of Frears's gifted cast.

Full Review Source: Sydney Morning Herald | Original Score: 3.5/5

February 1, 2011
Clem Bastow
The Vine

As these alternately unpleasant and unfortunate souls churn about in their bucolically-set burlesque, the impression is that director Stephen Frears was out to lunch and instead employed the Scary Movie team to make English Sex Farce Movie.

Full Review Source: The Vine | Original Score: 2/5

February 1, 2011
Belinda Hazleton
FILMINK (Australia)

While beautifully shot, this film never seems to work as its characters are unbelievable and it shifts uneasily between comedy and drama.

Full Review Source: FILMINK (Australia)

February 1, 2011
Simon Miraudo
Quickflix

The film's blustery sexual mishaps and misunderstandings become a bit too cute as the film chugs to its 111th minute; not even a comically violent twist in the final act could resuscitate interest.

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

January 31, 2011
Alice Tynan
Concrete Playground

Spirited, sexy and stacked with laughs - both light and delightfully dark - Tamara Drewe is a must-see modern day period comedy, with smarts.

Full Review Source: Concrete Playground

January 31, 2011
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