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Blue Is The Warmest Color Reviews

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March 16, 2017
A beautiful, moving, highly emotional piece of drama featuring unquestionably exhausting work from its two female leads.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
October 24, 2016
A visceral tale which wants to get in your face to challenge your notions of sexual identity and love.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 24, 2016
Blue is the Warmest Color may lure people in with its graphic, Gallic eroticism, but its universal tale of doomed endless love will most likely be the thing everyone will leave out the theater talking about.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 24, 2016
This steamy tour de force will leave you squirming in your seat -- for one reason or another.
September 6, 2016
Heavy French drama with explicit sex, mature themes.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 8, 2016
It's très French and tantalizing in all the right ways, underscored by the way Kechiche ends the film: with pointed ambiguity.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
June 8, 2016
Blue is the Warmest Colour is a wonderful film: tender, raw, honest, sad and performed with intensity.
March 17, 2016
Blue is the Warmest Color is about people, not flesh, about letting all boundaries go and giving into desire and pleasure, about devouring a lover and being devoured.
October 8, 2015
Mr. Kechiche and Ms. Lacroix's gravest missteps here are their depictions of homophobia and the LGBT community itself.
May 12, 2015
Exarchopoulos' performance is a miracle, with every raw emotion rippling across her yearning, endlessly expressive face.
April 17, 2015
The central romance is told beautifully, and the two leads give dazzling performances.
Full Review | Original Score: A
July 16, 2014
I have to admit the film got under my own skin and not simply as voyeurism
Full Review | Original Score: 79/100
May 14, 2014
An emotional and engrossing experience told in extreme close-up.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 18, 2014
A fierce and honest drama about a French teenager (Adele Exarchopoulos, just fantastic) discovering, exploring and understanding her own sexuality.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
April 4, 2014
Kechiche captures a staggeringly intense amount of orality: kissing, smoking, talking, spitting, ----ing and eating, oh, such eating. As his game gamine, Adèle Exarchopoulos is sexual, and sexualized, but her embodiment of oral desire is ravishing.
March 27, 2014
We have Kechiche to thank for this wonderful movie that celebrates gay love (and sex) in all its messiness and truth.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
February 21, 2014
It is not cheerful, hopeful, or profound: it just is.
February 21, 2014
The film would have benefited from more editing, but it is nevertheless a compelling, troubling and touching study of adolescence and same-sex relationships.
February 20, 2014
Something must be said for a film that's three hours long and remains this consistently engaging.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
February 19, 2014
Viewed independently of the argy-bargy surrounding it, Blue Is the Warmest Colour is simply a remarkable work of cinema.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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