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Grey Gardens Reviews

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April 20, 2009
...never makes a strong case for its necessity.
April 20, 2009
You will really appreciate Drew Barrymore's performance more if you have seen the documentary... She really nails it.
April 20, 2009
[Drew Barrymore] is fantastic in this film.
May 15, 2009
An assured, beautiful movie, a perfect crystallization of the endlessly fascinating story of the unconventional Beales.
July 13, 2009
Drew is never less than intoxicating and heartbreaking, as a maximum security gilded cage fantasy screen goddess hermit womanchild, wandering around in minks and creatively accessorized rags. Brother, Can You Spare A Diamond Tiara.
April 19, 2009
It's safe to say that this is a game-changing performance by Drew Barrymore.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
April 16, 2009
The script hits a few bumps, but Jessica Lange and Drew Barrymore are magnificent as the bizarro Beales.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 23, 2009
The movie would almost doubtlessly have garnered Oscar nominations for its two stars had it been released theatrically.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
April 18, 2009
Offbeat and bizarre yet extremely touching and entertaining, HBO's telefilm of love and co-dependency, inspired by the Maysles seminal 1973 docu, has narrative problems but is superbly acted by Drew Barrymore and Jessica Lange.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
April 23, 2009
From that David and Goliath setup, filmed in a straightforward style on a shoestring budget, emerge fascinating character studies that underscore both the best and worst of human nature.
October 26, 2017
Grey Gardens is tragicomedy of a very rare and rarefied kind -- priceless, precious and, thanks largely to Lange, potentially unforgettable.
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