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The Edge of Love Reviews

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July 8, 2009
Maybury tackles the great Dylan Thomas in The Edge of Love, a speculative investigation into a cloudy period of the poet and dramatist's personal life. [Blu-ray]
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 10, 2009
Full Review | Original Score: B-
March 22, 2009
Though very uneven in style and focus . . . the fraught complications among the foursome raise universal issues of freewheeling young love and friendship during wartime.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
March 20, 2009
A period romance, charged with provocative undercurrents about art, war and the eternal battle of the sexes.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 20, 2009
The movie makes for an engaging enough period piece.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
March 20, 2009
Booze and jealousy make a toxic cocktail, one that's heavily imbibed with much self-lacerating gusto in the grim British drama The Edge of Love.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
March 16, 2009
I thought it looked incredible.
March 15, 2009
...wonderful performances by all the actors, but historically misleading, and doesn't scratch the surface of what bohemian monsters Dylan & Caitlin Thomas were.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
March 12, 2009
A literary tale featuring Matthew Rhys as the poet Dylan Thomas in which Sienna Miller and Keira Knightley fill up the screen with their beauty and vitality.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 12, 2009
Edge doesn't aspire to be anything more than a juicy British wartime soap opera, but when it finds delicious pockets of whispered betrayal, artistic impotency, and cherry-lipped invitation, it adds up to a convincing sit.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
August 29, 2008
Dylan Thomas's life is represented here, but John Maybury's hollow romantic drama is more interested in his women than in his literary art.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 29, 2008
Maybury at least makes it lush, which is a relief from the drab realism of other English lit biopics.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 29, 2008
Solid, if melodramatic...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 29, 2008
An intense and strangely beautiful film...
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
August 14, 2008
The film's cinematic signature is made up of moody imagery that is still grounded in reality, but with poetic flourish. Angela Badalamenti's score is elegantly understated
August 14, 2008
Love, war and poetry swirl together to form this cocktail of a film, in which fantasy and reality are the main, but conflicting ingredients
July 18, 2008
Impressively directed, superbly written drama with career-best performances from both Keira Knightley and Sienna Miller.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 19, 2008
As a look at two women who find an unusual connection, it's rather beautiful.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
June 18, 2008
The film succeeds as a deeply involving study of men and women caught up in a whirlwind beyond their control.
May 15, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
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