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Capote Reviews

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Tara Thorne
The Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
July 11, 2016
Its power comes from the slow, steady build to the execution of Perry Smith, the man half-responsible for the murders of a farming family of four, and what that death does to Capote.
Adam Nayman
The Walrus
February 29, 2016
Miller and Futterman underscore the idea that what Capote's achievement does to the story of Hickock and Smith and the Clutter killings is to remove it from the actual world and place it in a literary one.
Matthew Pejkovic
Matt's Movie Reviews
July 6, 2010
In a career that has seen actor Phillip Seymour Hoffman play a vast array of characters (and very well at that), Hoffman has found the role of a lifetime which he delivers with uncanny precision.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Thomas Peyser
Style Weekly (Richmond, VA)
May 17, 2008
The Passion of Truman Capote
Joe Lozito
Big Picture Big Sound
July 14, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Ethan Alter
NYC Film Critic
December 30, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Michael A. Smith
Nolan's Pop Culture Review
December 13, 2006
...the one award I'm sure it will win, Best Actor for Hoffman
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Jay Antani
Cinema Writer
August 20, 2006
a milestone in modern acting, and quite fascinating in any number of ways, particularly its depiction of the minutiae of the writer's life.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
April 17, 2006
all kinds of of ambitions -- noble and otherwise --converge; where self-doubt is less a necessary editor than an objection to be overcome.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: 88/100

Empire Magazine
April 1, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Bruce Bennett
Spectrum (St. George, Utah)
March 14, 2006
A quiet but hypnotic film that earns its nominations.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Clint Morris
Moviehole
March 5, 2006
The performance you'll see in "Capote" is easily the best of the year. actually, the best of any year. It's one of those turns that'll be remembered for years to come, up with Welles in "Citizen Kane", Brando in "The Godfather", Nicholson in "
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Enrique Buchichio
Uruguay Total
March 3, 2006
Estupendo retrato de una personalidad compleja y fascinante que vale por sí mismo, más allá de la formidable caracterización de Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Audrey Rock-Richardson
Tooele Transcript-Bulletin (Utah)
February 28, 2006
Hoffman's conspicuously dapper turn as Capote shouldn't overshadow the murky, pervasively tense work of director Bennett Miller.
Full Review| Original Score: A
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat
February 26, 2006
Sometimes movie biographies (even when dealing with fascinating people) are dry and familiar. Capote, on the other hand, is full of life.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Luis Martinez
Cinenganos
February 26, 2006
Seymour da la actuación de su carrera, reviviendo el intelectualismo, la homosexualidad y el estilo corrosivo de uno de los más grandes narradores de Estados Unidos.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Matthew Turner
ViewLondon
February 23, 2006
Hoffman is terrific in the lead role, brilliantly capturing Capote's unusual, high pitched voice and camp mannerisms, while also hinting at the calculating darkness of the man within.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
February 19, 2006
Philip Seymour Hoffman encarna as várias facetas do personagem com delicadeza exemplar.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
February 18, 2006
Grounded in a superb screenplay, the film is entirely in the hand of Philip Seymour Hoffman as Capote, a remarkable performance that dares to dangle over the precipice of overstatement to capture a character who defies fiction.
Jackie K. Cooper
jackiekcooper.com
February 14, 2006
And the Oscar goes to.....
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: 8/10
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