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Cold Mountain Reviews

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December 24, 2003
Minghella tries too hard here, carefully placing every element but stupidly forgetting to include any feeling.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
January 2, 2004
For all of [Anthony] Minghella's purported concern about being "faithful" to the novel, he never develops a cinematic voice.
December 18, 2003
Low emotional wattage in what ought to be a soaring romance.
December 9, 2003
Leaves you luke-warm.
Full Review | Original Score: C
December 25, 2003
Minghella's detail-rich film is like a beautiful piece of fabric, lovingly crafted by hand. And Zellweger is like a big ol' stain, right in the middle of it.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
May 3, 2005
Something to mildly admire rather than embrace.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
April 22, 2007
A love story likely to leave you cold.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
December 10, 2003
Terrible and slow-moving. Kidman and Law lack chemistry.
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May 12, 2009
Only Renee Zellweger maintains a Southern accent in this laughable attempt by director Anthony Minghella ("The English Patient") at filming Charles Frazier's love story set amidst the turmoil of the Civil War.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
December 25, 2003
Cold Mountain wants desperately to be Gone with the Wind.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
December 28, 2003
It's difficult to tell whether Minghella chronically miscasts these epics, or if his mediocre direction stifles the cast he ends up with.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
April 29, 2009
So utterly manufactured for Oscar, it was nauseating.
December 21, 2003
Feels curiously put together - it jerks together from event to event without any real flow and the two leads display absolutely no chemistry when they are on-screen together.
May 6, 2008
A kitschy, lugubrious and deeply unhistorical exercise in self-congratulation.
December 12, 2003
Those who found ...The English Patient lovely to look at but ponderous and overstated are likely to feel the same way about Cold Mountain.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
December 22, 2003
When all of your supporting characters are more compelling and charismatic than your leads, your movie is in trouble.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
December 24, 2003
Minghella, in his long-winded tales of love, has the storytelling prowess of a narcoleptic Ulysses teacher
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
January 27, 2004
Lovely to look at, engagingly acted, but empty and... well, "cold" pretty much sums it up.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
February 10, 2004
Anthony Minghella acredita (erroneamente) ser David Lean.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
June 20, 2004
While the film is handsome to look at and has its fair share of realism, it also gets plenty sappy along the way.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
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