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Sylvia Reviews

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January 9, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
May 13, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 84/100
July 20, 2004
Gwyneth Paltrow is a shining star and plays a faultless dramatic role.
| Original Score: 76/100
May 14, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 14, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 9, 2004
When it's all said and done, Plath had the courage of her convictions, and so does this honest movie.
February 2, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
February 2, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 15, 2004
Not the last word on the subject by any means, but it is a solid entry into the canon that sensibly resists beatification or crucifixion of the Ariel poet.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 14, 2004
Good as Paltrow is, Sylvia reduces an intensely brilliant, haunted writer into a weepy, morose slacker whose overriding concern is where her husband is at all hours.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5
December 11, 2003
Paltrow moves us as Plath, bringing poignant humanity to the character.
Read More | Original Score: 6/10
December 5, 2003
Atmospheric, elegant and thoughtful.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
November 20, 2003
Gwyneth Paltrow, who has never made a secret of her obsession with Plath, turns in a worshipfully calculated and awards-worthy performance as her idol.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 15, 2003
This is one of the better made and more believable films about poets, one that should be cherished for its rich depiction of its subjects.
Full Review | Original Score: B
November 14, 2003
This could be very dreary stuff if it weren't for Gwyneth Paltrow, who is pitch perfect as Plath.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
November 11, 2003
Full Review| Original Score: 4/5
November 9, 2003
Has the requisite dark tone and superb performances, but it feels simplistic in its examination of the tortured mind of a gifted woman
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
November 7, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
November 5, 2003
Much of this film plays to the audience's subconscious, forced to deal with the spirals of perverse intertwinement.
Full Review | Original Score: 84/100
November 2, 2003
The film's story is one that presents very little to dramatize, but that little has been dramatized very well.
Full Review | Original Score: 57/100
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