Big Eyes Reviews

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August 22, 2018
This film could have been made by anybody; Tim Burton didn't bring enough of his style to it... It's a good story, though, and Adams is memorable as a quietly tortured woman.
August 21, 2018
"Big Eyes" is a film for many age groups---couples, mothers with their daughters, and families with older children will all enjoy this film. It's a story of life and living. You can't miss with this.
February 16, 2018
Adams is marvelous and with each film she shows how great an artist she has become.
January 26, 2018
Filmmaker Tim Burton strays slightly from his wheelhouse, but it's a welcomed change of pace.
November 11, 2017
The film is largely compelling and touches upon many aspects about the dynamics of a couple's love, along with the lengths and limits of tolerance one can have for the other.
October 17, 2017
What keeps Big Eyes from being anything more than a holiday diversion is that [Burton] and his writers can't get much drama out of the paintings themselves, or the inexplicable fascination they held for so many people.
August 17, 2017
It becomes bizarrely laughable at times, sadly to the detriment of Margaret's ten-year ordeal.
June 21, 2016
The 106-minute drama is always watchable, and works no less and no more than a two-dimensional portrait that catches the eye and suggests deeper meaning than is actually present.
May 31, 2016
Burton's uninspired made-for-cable vibe and Christoph Waltz's overly manic performance always feel at odds with each other.
May 23, 2016
Burton had a chance to make a powerful statement on the struggle for a woman to achieve artistic recognition and instead settled for another childlike fairy tale.
April 10, 2016
Big Eyes is Tim Burton's second foray into strange but true stories of American termite art culture... a story about the pain behind the faade of happiness and success.
April 9, 2016
A lovingly crafted, uncommonly astute look at gender roles in American families.
April 6, 2016
A bitter feminist fairy tale about a woman betrayed by love and trust and crafted by culture to be vulnerable to the charms of a con-artist husband.
March 7, 2016
Bright yet disturbing, Big Eyes is both an indicator of just how far women have come in the past 60 years and a comment on the commercialisation of pop culture.
February 25, 2016
With a kind of quiet reserve, Big Eyes is a rare effort from the Tim Burton that plays it straight.
November 11, 2015
See this. Show it to your daughters. Just do not expect a whimsical Tim Burton ditty.
April 23, 2015
Big Eyes is the most substantial film Tim Burton has made since Ed Wood.
April 16, 2015
That Big Eyes is the best film Burton has directed in almost a decade is no exaggeration.
March 27, 2015
Burton is telling a fascinating story here, and his confident sense of time and place, allied to Adams's adept performance as the increasingly assertive artist, provide many pleasures.
March 24, 2015
Athough this is not an entirely successful change of pace for director Tim Burton, there's enough in the story to make his version of events very watchable.
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