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Iris Reviews

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April 9, 2010
Admittedly, it's hard not to be affected.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
December 14, 2006
Despite good acting from the two pairs, viewers expecting illuminating insights about the literary genius, eccentric philosophy and complex sexuality of Iris Murdoch will be disappointed by Richard Eyre's minor, rambling, TV-like film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
November 25, 2006
...Iris isn't necessarily an enjoyable piece of work, though it's certainly interesting...
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
February 8, 2003
There is not a slouch in this film, in front of or behind the camera.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
August 26, 2002
A mechanical, shallow reduction of a person's life.
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August 19, 2002
Made by people who seem to think that tracking degenerate behavior is more important than character development
July 13, 2002
Some films, like some people, grow more dear to one's heart with time. Iris is such a film.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: 4/4
July 5, 2002
Love endures. That's perhaps the most important lesson to be learned in this unconventional love story.
Full Review| Original Score: 4/5
July 1, 2002
Romantic - not of finding, but of knowing...the longer journey of being in love together, and living through what they experience.
Full Review| Original Score: 5/5
May 30, 2002
Anyone who wants to join my newly formed Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Iris Murdoch's Memory (SPCIMM), please contact me immediately.
May 12, 2002
Si han amado a alguien de tal modo que duele el hacerlo, esta es la cinta que deben ver.
April 3, 2002
Structurally, this is a cumbersome, unbalanced film, but it is brilliantly acted.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
March 18, 2002
When the film tried to put something in about her work, it failed to do it with any cohesion.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
March 15, 2002
A subtle, poignant portrait of mature love, of the strength and conviction required to keep the faith.
Read More | Original Score: 9/10
March 14, 2002
you almost get the feeling she copulated with the lads to get nearer their minds and with the gals for the sheer fun of it.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
March 7, 2002
...spoke to me directly as if it weren't a movie at all but loved ones whom I was witnessing going through the emotional upheaval of Alzheimer's.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
March 5, 2002
Iris fails to enlighten us into either the tragedy of Alzheimer's disease or the woman that it strikes.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
March 4, 2002
... the film is cursory and shallow ...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
March 1, 2002
The film is about the power of the mind and the tragedy of losing it, but it is also a very moving love story, played with heartbreaking sincerity by Broadbent.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
March 1, 2002
[Winslet] is so utterly, fearlessly winning that she peels the arrogance off Iris, makes her shine with life strength.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
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