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Frida Reviews

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May 5, 2011
Sporting mustcahe, Selma Hayek gives a solid performance in the otherwise conventionl and mediocre biopic of the noted Spnish artist.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
January 1, 2011
Graphic biopic of artist Frida Kahlo.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 27, 2009
Taymor conveys in imaginative cinematic fashion how for Frida, creating art and living were one and the same.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 2, 2008
Actress Salma Hayek portrays the famed Mexican surrealist painter in a biopic that neither mythologizes nor decries the artist's accomplishments on or beyond the canvas.
February 13, 2008
Taymor brings all of her artist's compassion to bear on a subject that deserves it.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
September 22, 2007
Salma Hayek earned an Oscar nomination for her fierce, passionate portrayal of the famous, iconic Mexican painter.
September 26, 2006
[A]s in soap opera, drama is synonymous with the torments of love. Hayek is a brave, tireless performer, ... but given the script she can only play Kahlo the "beguiling personality" she liked to think of herself as ... rather than Kahlo the artist.
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 30, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 6, 2004
Frida boasts a small galaxy of charismatic stars orbiting two appealing actors in the juiciest roles of their careers.
Read More | Original Score: B
October 7, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
June 23, 2004
While Hayek's portrayal is appealing and sincere, it's a shade too adoring. She doesn't convey the excruciating pain that besieged Kahlo.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 1, 2003
...it's the performances that elevate Frida to more than just movie-of-the-week fodder.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 20, 2003
| Original Score: 3.5/4
April 5, 2003
. . .a feast for the senses, the mind, and the soul.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
March 27, 2003
Should be a fascinating story, but, oddly enough, it is not compelling.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
March 4, 2003
With splendid supporting turns from the likes of Ashley Judd, Edward Norton, and Geoffrey Rush, and some terrific set pieces, Taymor brings Kahlo's art to life.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 2, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 1, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 18, 2003
While Frida is no masterpiece, it's nevertheless worth the price of admission to see Hayek master her craft.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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