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Gandhi Reviews

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February 22, 2016
The inability to capture moments of simple, uncomplicated emotion show up the hollowness and over-staged theatricality of Richard Attenborough's Gandhi with exasperating frequency.
March 1, 2018
Gandhi is illustrative, but not creative. [Full Review in Spanish]
March 5, 2007
Gandhi is less personal than Reds, but also less complacent than Chariots of Fire and less doddering than Lean's own orderly post-colonial apologia, A Passage to India.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 13, 2014
Tthe film Gandhi is more stuffy than stately, more prestigious than prodigious. It never quite captures the essence of Gandhi, or the influence he exerted on other leaders, including Martin Luther King. It's a broad but shallow river of information.
March 4, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
December 17, 2006
Attenborough's work lacks even the undercurrent of personality that David Lean brought to his films: the film has no flavor but that of the standard Hollywood hagiography.
May 6, 2017
Grievously doting and squeamishly evasive.
January 29, 2008
It's safe to say that if you knew nothing about Gandhi before going in to the movie, you wouldn't know a whole lot more coming out.
February 17, 2015
They simply do not build movies like this any more, which is a pity.
June 24, 2006
Its faults rather pale beside the epic nature of its theme, and Kingsley's performance in the central role is outstanding.
February 11, 2013
Richard Attenborough's Gandhi is every bit as sumptuous as everyone had expected.
January 13, 2014
Above all, Kingsley's astonishing performance, capturing both Gandhi's divine light and his irresistible simplicity, inspires this ambitious film.
January 2, 2011
Brilliant biography will engage preteens and up.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
October 17, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
October 23, 2004
A remarkable experience.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
October 4, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2005
A true epic in every sense of the word!
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
November 7, 2002
Epic tale about one man's journey down the transforming path of wisdom and peace.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
February 28, 2017
The movie aims primarily to demonstrate how such a man could accomplish so much, but also how monumental his task was and how it ultimately claimed his life
March 8, 2008
| Original Score: 4/5
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