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Nicholas and Alexandra Reviews

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July 1, 2016
Opulent and well-acted, although fidelity to history is occasionally frayed.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 30, 2012
While it remains a treat for the eyes, Nicholas and Alexandra suffers from the filmmakers' attempts to tell too much.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 30, 2012
A lengthy, visually impressive period piece with little in the way of new material or fresh spins on history to distinguish it.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 7, 2010
Sam Spiegel comes up with a rarity: the intimate epic, in telling the fascinating story of the downfall of the Romanovs.
February 28, 2008
This lavish but a bit stale and overlong epic about the tragic fate of Ruusia's last czar and his wife (well acted by Janet Suzman) was nominated for the Best Picture Oscar.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
December 15, 2007
| Original Score: 3/5
April 19, 2005
Stodgy, but intermittently absorbing.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
October 3, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
[Features] eye-pleasing production design and costumes.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
January 1, 2000
When James Goldman's script hits one of its frequent dead spots, Schaffner's camera is there to take up most of the slack with elegantly designed wide-screen compositions.
January 26, 2006
Old-fashioned, overlong costume epic.
May 9, 2005
One can be more or less hypnotized by the spectacle of their downfall, but it's difficult to be really moved by it.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
October 23, 2004
The problem with Nicholas and Alexandra is that it considers the Russian Revolution from, in some ways, the least interesting perspective.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 24, 2003
Production values are high, but it lacks momentum.
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