Vatel

Vatel

31%

Opening

—— As Above/So Below Aug 29
37% The November Man Aug 27
98% Starred Up Aug 27
81% The Congress Aug 29
62% 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
73% God Help the Girl Sep 05

New Episodes Tonight

86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
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

Vatel Reviews


Time Out
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January 26, 2006
Peter Rainer
New York Magazine/Vulture
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It's too turgid with its own upholstered pomp.

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September 26, 2002
Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News
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August 9, 2002
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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This putrid dish marks a new low for director Roland Joffe.

| Original Score: 0.5/5

February 16, 2001
Paul Tatara
CNN.com
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It's just deadly, deadly dull.

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January 10, 2001
Elvis Mitchell
New York Times
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A costume drama with far more costumes than drama.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2.5/5

December 25, 2000
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
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A landmark in world cinema not merely for sheer grandeur but also attention to dense authenticity.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 4.5/5

December 25, 2000
Jan Stuart
Newsday
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An improbable, if sumptuous, bore.

Full Review Source: Newsday

December 22, 2000
Mike Clark
USA Today
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Surprisingly tepid.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

December 22, 2000
Jonathan Foreman
New York Post
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Cold and uninvolving.

December 22, 2000
David Stratton
Variety
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Further proof that all the money and technical expertise in the world are no substitutes for a good screenplay and creative direction.

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January 1, 2000
Richard T. Jameson
Mr. Showbiz
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Vatel is not only pâté and truffles to the eyes but a bracingly Olympian analysis of how history happens.

Full Review Source: Mr. Showbiz

January 1, 2000
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
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Impeccably directed.

January 1, 2000
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