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The Great Beauty Reviews

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Jake Cole
Movie Mezzanine

The Great Beauty boils over with shapeless disdain, aimed everywhere but where it should be

Full Review Source: Movie Mezzanine | Original Score: D

March 2, 2014
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs

2 hours and 20 minutes of my life that I'll never get back.

Full Review Source: Three Movie Buffs | Original Score: .5/4

February 9, 2014
Chuck Bowen
Slant Magazine

Paolo Sorrentino's film is really just a huge turn-on that has the bad manners to go sour, succumbing to its own self-delusions of moral/political grandeur.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 10, 2013
Chris Barsanti

There's little to discover in Paolo Sorrentino's satiric vision of Rome, except perhaps, that some cities just look better than others while entertaining themselves to hell.

Full Review Source: PopMatters | Original Score: 5/10

February 8, 2014

For all its high-brow posturing, this film is tedious.

Full Review Source: 3AW | Original Score: 2/5

January 25, 2014
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

As a parody of Italian cinema, it's tedious. Except we're supposed to be taking this seriously. As if.

Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher

March 2, 2014
Antonia Quirke
Financial Times

It's Fellini in Vegas.

Full Review Source: Financial Times | Original Score: 1/5

September 5, 2013
Charlotte O'Sullivan
This is London

The city looks good enough to dive into. If only the humans in the frame weren't so shallow.

Full Review Source: This is London | Original Score: 3/5

September 6, 2013
Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor
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The melancholy in this film is just as trumped up as the frenzy.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor | Original Score: C-

November 22, 2013
Peter Keough
Boston Globe
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Paolo Sorrentino's overwrought, Felliniesque opus ...

Full Review Source: Boston Globe

November 29, 2013
Abby Garnett
Paste Magazine

Sorrentino has managed to build a loving and distinctive work on the foundation of an indolent, often self-loathing social strata.

Full Review Source: Paste Magazine | Original Score: 7.5/10

January 30, 2014
Marco Grosoli
Film Comment Magazine

In blatant reference to La dolce vita, The Great Beauty is an apt if lazily postmodern response to Fellini's question: how can we convert nihilism from an existential plague into a decent way of life?

Full Review Source: Film Comment Magazine

November 12, 2013
Nathalie Atkinson
National Post

With inevitable debt to Fellini, Sorrentino's nods as reverential as they are wry.

Full Review Source: National Post | Original Score: 4/4

February 6, 2014
Will Chadwick
We Got This Covered

Beneath the beautiful surface and indulgence of Sorrentino's The Great Beauty, there is an insightful, intriguing satire about what it means to create art that elevates itself beyond shallow eye candy.

Full Review Source: We Got This Covered | Original Score: 9/10

November 12, 2013
Donald Clarke
Irish Times

The film is defiantly short on structure, but the beautiful chaos is so chaotically beautiful that only the surliest viewer will think to complain.

Full Review Source: Irish Times | Original Score: 5/5

June 18, 2013
Cameron Williams
The Popcorn Junkie

One of the most 'Italian' films I've ever seen; passionate, satirical, and sumptuous

Full Review Source: The Popcorn Junkie | Original Score: 4/5

January 20, 2014
T'Cha Dunlevy
Montreal Gazette

Borrowing liberally from the spirit of famed countryman Federico Fellini's 1960 classic La Dolce Vita, Sorrentino emerges with an existential fantasy steeped in Italy's rich cinematic history, with feet firmly planted in the present.

Full Review Source: Montreal Gazette | Original Score: 4/5

January 24, 2014
Guy Lodge
Empire Magazine

Sumptuous and self-indulgent, Sorrentino's latest is a Fellini-like feast for the eyes.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

September 2, 2013
Sarah Ward
FILMINK (Australia)

Sorrentino's film may flit between vignettes of extravagance and eccentricity, but more is always toiling underneath.

Full Review Source: FILMINK (Australia)

February 7, 2014
Michael Nordine
L.A. Weekly
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Though there's precious little drama, Sorrentino's skills as an image-maker are indisputable.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

January 8, 2014
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