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Sense and Sensibility Reviews

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November 15, 2017
Elinor, in other words, is a performance, but it is a performance that issues intimately from Thompson's real character, as all good performances do.
November 21, 2015
This exquisite endeavor remains the finest Jane Austen adaptation to date.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
July 4, 2015
This is as lively as costume dramas get.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
January 1, 2011
A lush and witty telling of Jane Austen's novel.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
January 30, 2009
A stylish, witty and substantial adaptation of Jane Austen's novel.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 30, 2009
For once, Thompson turns in a gimmick-free performance, and the rest of the actors range from fine to fabulous.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 30, 2009
Thompson's script manages the neat trick of preserving the necessary niceties and decorum of civilized behavior of the time while still cutting to the dramatic quick.
February 9, 2007
I can't say I remembered this 1995 feature too clearly a couple of days later; but I certainly had a good time as I watched it.
January 20, 2007
A little funny, a bit sad, an all-around entertaining.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
June 24, 2006
Thompson and Winslet give fine performances ably supported by the rest of the ensemble.
May 26, 2006
Unlike most of the usual rolling hills, costume period drama, Merchant-Ivory type, century-old novel movies, Sense and Sensibility succeeds quite handily.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
September 10, 2005
A little funny, a bit sad, and all-around entertaining.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
June 20, 2005
Though old-fashioned, this version of Austen's popular book is most enjoyable due to Ang Lee's skillfull helming, Emma Thompson's astute screenplay, which deservedly won the Oscar, and excellent ensemble headed by Thompson and Kate Winslet.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
May 21, 2003
We need no further proof that this material is ageless.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
May 14, 2003
Enduring love, heartbreak, undying passion and bitter betrayal. What more could you ask from Jane Austen, and for that matter, from a film?
| Original Score: 4/4
April 3, 2003
Seeing a world that seems kinder, gentler, nobler and simpler to our own can have its own theraputic value.
Full Review| Original Score: 6/10
March 27, 2003
A host of fine performances support the great screenplay, photography and editing of the film.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
November 7, 2002
Sense and Sensibility is a triumph, and a film to be treasured.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
August 21, 2002
Enchanting screen interpretation of Jane Austen's first novel.
April 13, 2001
This is a film devoid of egotism but full of soul, an intelligent work of art that is not afraid to get wacky at times.
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