The Entertainer Reviews

January 11, 2020
This kind of purposeful acting is something encouragingly new on the British screen; and the cinema cannot be allowed to imagine it can continue to do without it.
October 31, 2019
Customers who expect all British films to be either sunny or funny will get a nasty jolt, but Olivier's Archie Rice is a brilliant exploit.
July 16, 2019
Rarely have I seen so disorganized a film; nothing seems to lead to anything; there's a lot of fancy cutting and camera angles, but each attempt at cinematic effect merely confuses things still more.
January 31, 2018
The changes just aren't ruthless enough; the play's inherent difficulties haven't really been solved.
June 7, 2011
Laurence Olivier gives one of his most riveting, Oscar-nominated performances in this bleak drama about a selfish, aging, pathological vaudevillian.
October 25, 2007
August 14, 2007
One of Olivier's best roles; overall production A+.
July 21, 2005
January 28, 2005
A stagebound tragi-comedy that remains limp despite Sir Laurence Olivier's powerful performance.
August 11, 2003
Testemunhar as estréias de Plowright e Finney no Cinema e observar os paralelos entre as atitudes de Olivier e seu personagem com relação às mulheres são, infelizmente, os únicos atrativos deste melodrama pouco inspirado.
May 29, 2003
Olivier is terrific in this engrossingly sad depiction of a fading music hall performer.
November 3, 2002
Olivier is marvelous. A winner.
July 26, 2002