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Gods and Monsters Reviews

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June 18, 2012
While Condon may not quite have captured an accurate Whale, he and his cast have brought a memorable creation to life.
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: A
October 13, 2010
It may not be history, but what a glorious imagining it is.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
August 25, 2010
Catches a life and its relation to art. One imagines that James Whale would not have turned over in his grave in horror.
November 16, 2009
The film clearly belongs to McKellen, whose presence is what makes the film as affecting at it is.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
December 1, 2008
An engrossing, unusual, imaginatively executed bit of psychological gamesmanship ...
February 14, 2008
A parable worthy of Mary Shelley herself.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
March 6, 2007
Condon's indie is narrwoly focused in depicting James Whale's personal and professional frustrations as an old man, but Ian McKellen, who must have felt strong affinity with the openly gay director, gives an astonishingly sophisticated performance.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
June 24, 2006
Not a complicated film, but warm and clever.
May 26, 2006
This movie is obviously a dream come true for Condon, and he delivers it with precision, care, love, and intelligence.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
April 9, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: A-
July 26, 2004
Full Review| Original Score: 7/10
July 30, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 27, 2003
travels far beyond the usual chronological re-telling of highlights
Full Review | Original Score: A
May 20, 2003
| Original Score: 4/4
January 10, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: B
November 7, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
August 21, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
June 18, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
March 3, 2002
Ian McKellen shines in this well-acted drama about a mysterious Hollywood celebrity.
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