Miss Sloane Reviews

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July 17, 2019
Everything that makes it shine rests on Jessica Chastain's shoulders.
March 22, 2019
Director John Madden has crafted a stylish drama but hasn't imbued it with the depth that could have made the film more intriguing.
March 5, 2019
It's too long and falls far short of the quality it thinks it contains, but Miss Sloane is always an engaging watch. Its strongest asset? The ferocious, outstanding, inimitable Jessica Chastain.
February 14, 2019
Miss Sloane isn't a bad movie. In fact, it's pretty good. It just isn't quite good enough to reach the ambitious heights to which it so transparently aspires.
February 6, 2019
Miss Sloane's flashy yet witless repartee suggests profundity yet exposes nothing.
January 23, 2019
Miss Sloane is a well-played political chess game.
October 31, 2018
Miss Sloane is more interested in pure wish fulfillment at its conclusion than embracing the ethical ambiguity that its character has demonstrated since the opening scenes.
August 30, 2018
Provides enough twists and turns with a smart screenplay by Perera and a strong performance Chastain to make it a good recommendation.
August 28, 2018
Miss Sloane could have been an important film with high entertainment value, but instead it's just a pretty good bit of entertainment with some mildly interesting subtext that should be text.
August 27, 2018
With a brilliant ensemble cast, featuring solid performances by Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Mark Strong, a fast-paced but coherent structure, and direction that sustains interest from beginning to end, Miss Sloane is an unqualified success.
August 23, 2018
Alas, the script turns out to be more melodramatic TV movie than Michael Clayton, and life at a lobby firm, all that sitting around conference tables, does not make for thrilling cinematic viewing.
August 22, 2018
Miss Sloane might feel like a therapeutic respite of rage. It's a brazenly pulpy and vengeful look at K Street combat that lobs a grenade directly under the rotten foundation of status quo governance.
June 13, 2018
A serviceable political drama carried by its strong cast performances and undone by its attempt to do too much.
May 22, 2018
"Miss Sloane" is a film and a character that isn't just one step ahead of you, it's lapping you around the running track like Captain America at the beginning of "The Winter Soldier."
December 29, 2017
There's little doubt that the success of John Madden's latest film, Miss Sloane, lays in the blisteringly chilly performance from Jessica Chastain.
December 21, 2017
[Jessica Chastain's] interpretation of the Elizabeth Sloane character blends well into the film's attempt to portray a realm of moral ambiguity.
December 19, 2017
Fans of House of Cards should enjoy this -- it has a similar focus on a take-no-prisoners maverick who stakes it all on being more conniving than the other devils in the room.
November 19, 2017
...Jessica Chastain delivers a strong performance.
November 13, 2017
The wonderful Jessica Chastain's role looks almost like a foreshadowing of her job recently in "Molly's Game"
November 4, 2017
Madden gives us a heroine, maybe not to emulate, but to fete with Miss Sloane, the greatest movie Aaron Sorkin never wrote.
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