Nicholas and Alexandra Reviews

July 1, 2016
Opulent and well-acted, although fidelity to history is occasionally frayed.
January 30, 2012
While it remains a treat for the eyes, Nicholas and Alexandra suffers from the filmmakers' attempts to tell too much.
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.
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.
December 15, 2007
April 19, 2005
Stodgy, but intermittently absorbing.
October 3, 2003
January 1, 2000
[Features] eye-pleasing production design and costumes.
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.