Barrymore Reviews

May 5, 2013
In spite of creating a CGI world around Plummer, much is lost in this translation, making an impressive performance from him seem inert.
November 15, 2012
While Plummer acts his heart out, the script becomes one punchline after another.
November 15, 2012
Christopher Plummer works hard to give us his idea of John Barrymore in this record of a theatrical tour-de-force, which is more dramatically florid than biographically enlightening.
November 14, 2012
It was brilliant as a one-man stage show; it was never a good candidate for film.
November 13, 2012
This isn't a film, it's a recording of canned ham-tasty, certainly, but creaky nonetheless.
November 11, 2012
Director Erik Canuel fails to deliver us from the inevitable hermeticism of the material.
September 21, 2011
The material itself has a formulaic solo-bioplay rhythm neither performer nor director can fully elude.