Molière Reviews

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July 27, 2007
A well-played but ultimately superfluous assortment of your favorite Moliere scenes strung together by a thread-thin plot that emulates, but in no way replaces, the still-sparkling originals.
July 27, 2007
This movie about the crucible of imagination has none of its own.
July 27, 2007
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, better known as Molière, wrote more than 30 plays, every one of them a hundred times more witty and insightful than the movie Molière.
July 26, 2007
Festooned with oodles of museum-worthy 17th century sets and costumes, Moliere is the sort of slightly naughty but literate frolic that congratulates the audience for its good taste; in other words, it's a bit of a snooze.
July 20, 2007
The Shakespeare in Love song remains the same, only the lyrics have changed.
July 13, 2007
It's impossible to avoid comparison with Shakespeare in Love, which similarly made out that many of the great man's plays were really disguised autobiography; but the earlier film had a lightness of touch and variety of tone missing from this one.
July 13, 2007
Romain Duris may be a superb actor, but a light comedian he ain't. You need a very sweet tooth for this kind of thing.
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