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The End of the Affair Reviews

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January 1, 2000
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: C+
January 1, 2000
An ambitious misfire.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
The film, as well-conceived as it was, was still too laborious of a process.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
November 19, 2005
The whole thing is beyond purple and yet so careful and reverent you can't even enjoy it as camp.
January 1, 2000
For all its obvious psychoanalytic implications, [Jordan's] wacky romantic triangle lost me long before it crawled to its spiritualist conclusion.
January 1, 2000
This is the kind of movie in which even the sex scenes are soulless.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Guaranteed to be mistaken for a first-rate picture.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Ultimately fails in its ambitious cinematic and narrative goals.
December 6, 2004
What a sad and melancholy piece of work. ... Fiennes basically reprises his English Patient role as the heroic destroyer of covenants and promises.
Read More | Original Score: C
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Meant to evoke the echoes of passionate romance, yet all it arouses is a need to take a nap.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: C+
January 1, 2000
Too literary, too uncinematic, too darn old-fashioned for a contemporary audience.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
May 8, 2002
Can anyone fail to recognize this as a fundamental betrayal of the author’s creative vision?
Full Review | Original Score: C
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
Although Jordan attempts an old fashioned cinematic weeper, what he gets instead are talented actors reciting their lines with all of the fervor of someone reading the phonebook.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
January 1, 2000
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Read More | Original Score: 3/10
January 1, 2000
The characters are so unsympathetic, the adulterous love affair at the heart of the story so joyless, and the three main performances so mannered that it's hard to feel anything but disappointment and boredom.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
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