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Yes Reviews

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David N. Butterworth
July 27, 2007
Sally Potter has achieved a work that sings to us -- sensually, angrily, and beautifully.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Jonathan Kiefer
Sacramento News & Review
May 12, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5

Film Threat
January 9, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
November 12, 2005
Has its moments of curious pronouncements about the world that have the ring of poetical truths.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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Steve Murray
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
September 8, 2005
The actors are so committed to Potter's vision, they persuade you to go along with them.
Full Review | Original Score: B
John Wirt
Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA)
August 26, 2005
Art-house director Sally Potter casts a great actress in her canvas.
Sean Means
Salt Lake Tribune
August 19, 2005
A rich stew of intellectualism and eroticism, sort of like My Dinner With Andre with better sex scenes.
| Original Score: 3/4
Top Critic
Richard Nilsen
Arizona Republic
August 18, 2005
Your taste in movies may not be/ Quite so highbrow or so twee/ But Potter has a lot to say/ About the troubles of our day.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
August 12, 2005
...earns its place with its grace notes, its confidence and, above all, its high ambition.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Joe Utichi
August 7, 2005
In the wake of London's own terrorist attacks, Yes is a film that needs to be seen.
Full Review | Original Score: 85/100

Empire Magazine
August 5, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Steve Davis
Austin Chronicle
July 31, 2005
While the unconventionally filmed Yes doesn't fully realize all of its artistic ambitions, its depiction of romantic passion resonates with a genuine feeling that can't be dismissed.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Michelle Thomas
Future Movies UK
July 30, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Top Critic
Connie Ogle
Miami Herald
July 29, 2005
Potter's exploration of modern love fractured by cultural differences can be absorbing even if it feels at times like an intellectual exercise.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Paul Doro
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
July 28, 2005
In addition to another outstanding performance by Allen, who can convey a range of emotions with an amazing amount of subtlety and grace, Yes features an abundance of challenging scenes that address weighty topics.
| Original Score: 3/4
Top Critic
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
July 28, 2005
For those who accept Potter's premise -- and why not embark on a challenging, enriching experience? -- this is a unique, bold adventure of the soul.
Eric D. Snider
July 26, 2005
It's rare to see a movie that sounds like poetry, and rarer still to see one whose ideas and themes warrant such treatment.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Top Critic
Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star
July 22, 2005
Refreshing, innovative and unafraid of taking chances.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies
July 22, 2005
An adult, intelligent and humane stance against the negative world of war -- and it's also a smart, risky, hugely entertaining movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
July 22, 2005
Rough-hewn as they are, Potter's verse, ranging from flowery to obscene, compels the viewer toward a fresh way of listening.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4

Sight and Sound
June 18, 2012
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Bob Mondello
October 18, 2008

Sight and Sound
September 28, 2006

Sydney Morning Herald
January 17, 2006
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AV Club
September 26, 2005
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch
September 24, 2005

Deseret News, Salt Lake City
August 20, 2005

Boston Phoenix
July 5, 2005
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