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Henry V Reviews

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January 1, 2000
What works best in the film is the over-all vision.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
December 16, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
August 2, 2002
Branagh's dogged vision of Shakespeare resonates.
| Original Score: 4/5
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
March 28, 2003
A triumphant affirmation of Shakespeare's timeless appeal.
| Original Score: 5/5
January 1, 2000
This is a memorable film and probably one that will be playing on PBS in 2010 when most of the rest of this year's films are forgotten.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/8
June 14, 2008
Good.
| Original Score: 4/5
January 29, 2012
[VIDEO ESSAY] Toward "turning many years into an hourglass," Branagh the screenwriter condenses "King Henry the Fifth," while adding in elements from the first and second parts of "King Henry the Fourth." The effect is seamless.
Full Review | Original Score: A
July 1, 2008
The cast -- including Derek Jacobi as the modern-dress chorus, Paul Scofield, Judi Dench, Ian Holm, Emma Thompson, and Robbie Coltrane in an effective cameo as Falstaff -- is uniformly fine without any grandstanding.
July 1, 2008
A stirring, gritty and enjoyable pic which offers a plethora of fine performances from some of the U.K.'s brightest talents.
July 1, 2008
It might never be as famous as Olivier's, but it should carry considerable clout for years to come.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 17, 2002
| Original Score: 5/5
August 17, 2003
A strong, fiery film so good that Branagh has virtually drawn out a fifteen-year film career from the unrepeated success of this debut.
| Original Score: 4/5
March 27, 2001
In the end, Kenneth Branagh's Henry V stands tall alongside the wealth of 1990s Shakespearean adaptations that followed it, and marks a bold directorial debut.
Read More | Original Score: 86/100
February 13, 2002
Kenneth Branagh's audacious and stirring screen version of Shakespeare's drama.
October 18, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
January 1, 2000
In this alert, rousing interpretation of Henry V, Branagh beats down the doors of high art and drags the sleeping bard into the light of modern day.
January 1, 2000
One of the best film adaptations of Shakespeare.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
June 4, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
May 21, 2003
Mr. Branagh's Henry has psychological heft and intellectual weight.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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