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Equus Reviews

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October 23, 2004
Pretty much fails as film; the play's really the thing
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2001
| Original Score: 2/5
February 27, 2001
he center of the film is still grandiose acting and tons of over-reaching self-revelation, and it ends up feeling awkward and unsteady on the screen
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
December 3, 2010
Sidney Lumet was just the right director for Equus, and just the wrong one.
October 25, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: low +3 out of -4..+4
March 13, 2006
Thanks Sidney.
| Original Score: 4/5
August 16, 2001
| Original Score: 3/5
January 23, 2004
An illuminating parable about the human condition, giving voice to the yearning we all have for some kind of religious experience.
April 5, 2007
| Original Score: 3/5
May 9, 2011
A compelling thriller.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
June 16, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
June 4, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
November 11, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
April 18, 2014
Sidney Lumet's handling of the material doesn't miss a beat; the only real trace of an encroaching staginess can be found in some of Dysart's lengthy monologues.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 30, 2005
The acting of Richard Burton and Peter Firth in their Oscar-nominated turns is good, but writer Shaffer and Sidney Lumet can't really open up the play
Full Review | Original Score: C+
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