Marie Antoinette - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Marie Antoinette Reviews

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Neil Miller
Film School Rejects
October 20, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: D
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
October 18, 2006
This is a movie that never gets to the point, perhaps because it doesn't recognize what the point is.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Pete Hammond
Maxim
November 6, 2006
A cotton candy account that plays loosely with the truth in trying to be hip, contemporary and pink.
| Original Score: 2.5/5
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Ella Taylor
L.A. Weekly
October 19, 2006
Coppola's script is comic-book silly ('We're too young to reign'), and she has studded the movie with miscast talent.
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs
November 2, 2006
Pretty on the outside, empty on the in.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star
October 19, 2006
Off with its head.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Donald Munro
Fresno Bee
October 20, 2006
It's like eating dessert first and never getting around to the main course.
| Original Score: C
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Amy Biancolli
Houston Chronicle
October 20, 2006
There's not much meat at this banquet, only sweets.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
October 25, 2006
It's very pretty and occasionally amusing but also dreadfully dull for long, long stretches.
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press
October 19, 2006
Marie Antoinette never gets to the part where her head gets lopped off, but it would sure perk things up.
| Original Score: 2/4
Matt Stevens
E! Online
October 19, 2006
The queen may keep her head here, but this Marie is pretty brainless.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com
October 19, 2006
The film is better as a curiosity than as entertainment.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Victoria Alexander
Movie Reviews in Croatian
October 16, 2006
Extravagant, lavish, and shallow. Coppola knows about dresses and shoes but not about subtext and complex characters. 12-year old Dakota Fanning couldn't play "older"?
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Brian Holcomb
CinemaBlend.com
May 5, 2008
This could be the story of Paris Hilton if she were to be married off to an impotent French Prince instead of dating meatheads armed with camcorders.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Brian Orndorf
FilmJerk.com
October 19, 2006
The biggest disappointment of the year
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Prairie Miller
WBAI Web Radio
March 21, 2007
History as a guilt free pleasure.
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review
August 7, 2008
| Original Score: 2/5
Rebecca Murray
About.com
October 18, 2006
Pretty but pointless
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com
April 24, 2009
With her third film, Sophia Coppola exhibits an annoying preference for style over substance.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
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Claudia Puig
USA Today
October 19, 2006
Though Dunst looks the part and stunningly carries off foot-high powdered wigs and lavish costumes, her flat affect and simpering voice don't conjure up the requisite sense of arrogant power, corruption and narcissism.
| Original Score: 2/4
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