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November 15, 2018
Their courtship and relationship are intimately, exquisitely wrought, but it takes an awful long time to get there... and Kechiche could've shaved some of the many scenes of Adele eating (she's hungry, get it) and loafing around.
November 7, 2018
Léa Seydoux and Adèle Exarchopoulos have been praised for their performances as Emma and Adèle.... I was completely blown away by their dedication to the characters.
May 18, 2018
A passionate, wrenching and genuinely complete portrait of a human being in flux.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 26, 2018
Blue Is the Warmest Colour is the only mainstream film so far to treat a lesbian affair on equal terms with a heterosexual one. This is a proper romance, with all the usual jealousies and tiny idiocies.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 16, 2018
I'm not inclined to dismiss Kechiche's desire to speak to everyone or write it off as mere appropriation... I suspect he found parallels between Maroh's experience as a lesbian and his own experience as an Arab in France.
December 12, 2017
... the film explores what they call love: how it grows, with the dependence of the other, when one does not expand oneself. [Full review in Spanish]
October 20, 2017
It's a very human film and is all the more painful for it.
June 29, 2017
The film is as much about feeling connected to someone as it is about feeling disconnected. Watching Adele dance in different situations lets us gauge her comfort level.
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.
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
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