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Sense and Sensibility Reviews

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Scott Renshaw
Scott Renshaw's Screening Room
January 1, 2000
Thompson is outstanding, but her supporting cast is just as impressive, if not more so.
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Told with deft skill and a pleasantly humorous romantic touch.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Sense and Sensibility is an enjoyable film, and yet it left me somehow unsatisfied.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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John Hartl
Film.com
January 1, 2000
A triumph for Taiwan's most famous director, Ang Lee.
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Sean P. Means
Film.com
January 1, 2000
Thompson's script hits its peak by keeping Austen's voice yet finding the satirical smirk behind it.
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Bruce Reid
Film.com
January 1, 2000
Sense and Sensibility is funny, expansive, and a delight to spend company with.
Kim Williamson
Boxoffice Magazine
January 1, 2000
The best film of the year.
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Rita Kempley
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Demonstrates how little humankind has evolved in matters of the heart.
Wilder Penfield
Jam! Movies
January 1, 2000
A movie for all romantic ages that won't even dispirit singles.
Cynthia Fuchs
Philadelphia City Paper
January 1, 2000
Rickman's small moves, his lowered eyes, his slight grimaces, are often quite breathtaking.
Madeleine Williams
Cinematter
January 1, 2000
Wonderful adaptation of Jane Austen's novel.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
January 1, 2000
A soap opera of the highest caliber.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Susan Stark
Detroit News
January 1, 2000
It's bliss.
Read More | Original Score: 4/4
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Sense and Sensibility is an absorbing, delightful, and nuanced movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
January 1, 2000
Exquisitely detailed and impeccably acted.
Matt Easterbrook
Matt's Movie Reviews
January 1, 2000
A glorious return to old-fashioned filmmaking at its best.
Read More | Original Score: 9/10
Chris Hicks
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
A heartfelt story, filled with rich characters and compelling events.
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Mike Clark
USA Today
January 1, 2000
The movie is good fun, boasting a dozen vivid characters and two that moviegoers will take to heart.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
January 1, 2000
A memorable film that brings out everything we love about these kinds of stories.
| Original Score: 4/5
Bryant Frazer
Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus
January 1, 2000
Thompson is amazing in her mostly quiet way.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
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