A Room With a View Reviews
January 14, 2020
"A Room With a View" is an artistically told tale of a Victorian-era "Little-Miss-Can't-Be-Wrong" learning to follow her heart and live her bliss.
November 15, 2019
As in all Ivory films, the movie has a delightful pace, as if the director were enjoying himself so much that he wanted to take maximum care with each frame of celluloid so that his audience could share his pleasure.
January 4, 2018
If amusing, "A Room With a View" is little more than a lark, a series of skits, a two-hour tribute to the rich British eccentric.
November 17, 2015
The film's charms are many but they are not the sort that resonate with any aspect of human behaviour with which I am familiar. When you get this English, or this Edwardian, or, rather, late Victorian, really, it's like science fiction, I suppose.
October 10, 2015
A 19-year-old Helena Bonham Carter makes her striking film debut.
October 6, 2015
The highlight [of the film] may be Daniel Day-Lewis going full Urkel as Cecil, Lucy's nebbish fianc.
December 21, 2010
Glorious romance most likely to appeal to older kids.
November 19, 2008
A thoroughly entertaining screen adaptation of novelist E.M. Forster's comedy of manners about the Edwardian English upper class at home and abroad, distinguished by superb ensemble acting, intelligent writing and stunning design.
August 25, 2008
Merchant Ivory's first artistic and commercial hit is a light, well-acted, nicely mounted comedy of manners based on Forster's classic novel; Daniel Day-Lewis steals all of his scenes
February 9, 2006
Decent, honest, truthful and, dearest of all to Forster, it connects.
January 15, 2005
James Ivory directs this gentle, poetic, comic film with grace and passion for its characters in this adaptation of the E.M. Forster novel.
October 4, 2003
It's hard to imagine better source material for the mannered Merchant-Ivory team than E M Forster, and this is an example of British period film making at its best.