The Edge of Love Reviews

November 17, 2011
April 16, 2009
The Edge of Love is literate and often lovely to look at, but unless you're requesting an off-key bohemian rhapsody, do not go gentle into that good theater.
April 3, 2009
The Edge of Love holds a lot of promise in its first hour and never completely falls apart, but it's ultimately not the movie it might have been.
April 2, 2009
This may be Knightley's first truly mature performance. Too bad it arrives wrapped in doggerel.
March 20, 2009
For all its vivid evocation of its characters' tomorrow-we-die bonhomie, the film finally never quite convinces viewers of its central subject: the sisterly, almost sapphic bond between Vera and Caitlin.
March 20, 2009
The movie makes for an engaging enough period piece.
March 20, 2009
While Thomas fans will regret seeing their literary hero reduced to a generic drunk, even those awaiting the aforementioned bathtub scene will find it barely worth the effort.
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.
March 19, 2009
The Edge of Love is the sort of muddled melodrama that has little to say about love, or anything else.
March 19, 2009
A stagy, arty, and uncompelling account of the Welsh writer and his menage-y relations with his boozy Irish wife and his young Welsh girlfriend.