Freeheld Reviews

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October 11, 2017
You'd have to have a heart of stone not to be moved by the story here, just as you'd have to have a mind cemented shut to deny the issues of fairness under the law that are explored.
November 10, 2015
Freeheld assigns its most dynamic arcs to the straight characters who align themselves, sooner or later, with Laurel and Stacie.
October 16, 2015
Page and Julianne Moore, who plays Hester, have an easy if not electric chemistry, but they seem hamstrung by the movie-of-the-week tropes and Peter Sollett's plodding direction.
October 15, 2015
[Freeheld] is sincere, to be sure, but unlikely to win any prizes. For starters, the most memorable character in this important story of a courageous woman is a man; that's a problem.
October 15, 2015
"Freeheld" is a snapshot of a notable American moment.
October 15, 2015
It hits the right sentimental moments but doesn't truly touch hearts as it settles into courtroom drama mode.
May 1, 2019
By respecting their viewpoints, their privacy, and their humanity, Freeheld is the dramatization Laurel and Stacie deserved.
April 12, 2019
Freeheld's first act combines irrelevant police cases with an awkward early-stage romance that develops into a cheesy, sun-splashed love story.
March 1, 2019
The filmmaking and plot do just enough to support the performances of Moore and Page, both of which are monumental and powerful enough to make the movie a solid success.
February 14, 2019
The film inexplicably never develops into anything more than a based-on-a-true-story TV film of the week.
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