A Beautiful Mind Reviews

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February 4, 2014
A Beautiful Mind is Howard's best movie, and easily one of the best movies of the year.
February 4, 2014
It's not a crime for the script to gloss over the thornier aspects of Nash's story, but the film seems totally unconvincing, squeezing a real life into a formula that's simultaneously more palatable and less interesting.
February 4, 2014
A Beautiful Mind is not an insult to the intelligence, not quite. But it makes every effort to celebrate that uncommon faculty and at the same time play it down to the lowest common level.
February 4, 2014
The result is one of the most successful attempts to make math look sexy, even if the movie strays - gallops, really - from the details of the actual life of Nobel Prize-winner John Forbes Nash Jr.
February 4, 2014
Screenwriter Akiva Goldsman's clever solution is to turn the story of a troubled academic into a Hollywood thriller. How? He makes things up.
February 24, 2013
It isn't the device that's so crude, but the execution, which turns Nash's persecutory demons into nuisances that won't leave us alone.
February 24, 2019
Profoundly, exhaustingly mediocre, a fussily overdone bit of mindless prestige filmmaking.
February 21, 2019
Granted, it's uplifting to see mental illness portrayed on the screen in a humane fashion and world-class intellectuals elevated to heroic status. But A Beautiful Mind feels contrived from beginning to end, a paint-by-the-numbers biography.
February 21, 2019
This is stirring and absorbing stuff.
February 19, 2019
As competent, affecting biopics go, Mind won't win any prizes, but you've earned yourself the right for more awards consideration, mate.
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