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A Night to Remember Reviews

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March 29, 2012
Forget about Kate and Leo in 3D, the best Titanic movie, like the ship itself, is Belfast built by a legendary Irish filmmaker.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
Brian Costello
Common Sense Media
May 18, 2012
1950s British take on Titanic tragedy is a masterpiece.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Christopher Long
Movie Metropolis
May 1, 2012
(We have) stood witness to a spectacular tragedy that took place on a perfectly unspectacular, dead calm night
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Catherine Shoard
Guardian
April 13, 2012
A restrained, nearly austere ensemble drama that manages to intertwine a dozen different stories without tripping up on any of them, it relies on real-life survivor testimony for almost every line and incident, to immensely moving and dignified effect.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
Tom Huddleston
Time Out
April 10, 2012
Baker cuts to the chase - the iceberg strikes 30 minutes in - and maintains tension with consummate skill: not an easy task when the outcome is already known.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Allan Hunter
Daily Express (UK)
April 13, 2012
A film with a documentary-like intensity and a sense of British reserve that makes it all the more moving.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
David Jenkins
Little White Lies
April 12, 2012
Cold and brutal - exactly how this tale should be told.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
September 3, 2002
Richer, more human and more satisfying than Titanic.
| Original Score: 5/5
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
October 15, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
December 5, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly
August 25, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)
June 8, 2004
Model suspense and, compared with Titanic, a model of efficiency too.
| Original Score: 5/5
Jennie Kermode
Eye for Film
April 16, 2012
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
February 5, 2003
While a little on the dry side, it's easily the most accurate film on the subject.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing
April 25, 2012
Kenneth More essays the central role of Second Officer Charles Herbert Lightoller, and he's the reassuring presence throughout a film that breaks down the incident in powerful fashion.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Steven D. Greydanus
Decent Films Guide
February 11, 2006
The clearest, most honorable cinematic depiction of the Titanic disaster… a classy depiction of how human beings in 1912 faced life and death in the fabled tragedy.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 10/10
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
April 3, 2012
a film that broke new ground in depicting one of history's worst maritime disasters, interweaving historical reality with a dexterous sense of storytelling that keeps the film fresh and engaging so many decades later
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
June 30, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
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