The Lion in Winter Reviews

August 11, 2020
Mr. Goldman's script cannot resist undercutting the subject by trivializing it.
July 14, 2014
Henry and Eleanor are reduced to a TV-sized version of the sovereigns next door, their epic struggle shrunk to sitcom squabbles.
July 14, 2014
James Goldman's screenplay, so chic and sophisticated to the ears of suburbanites, is chock-full of the worst kind of sophomoric fiddling with what Goldman takes to be genuine highfalutin lingo.
February 23, 2003
Boring and overrated. Good acting.