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October 16, 2017
This a marvellously entertaining confection, served up with a wonderfully light touch
February 12, 2016
Robert Altman brings his gift for big, sprawling dramas knit with a fine weave of characters and a massive cast up to the task of filling them up with lives to the Merchant Ivory idiom of the manners and manors...
December 24, 2010
Wonderful British whodunit with some sexual content.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 6, 2010
Taking advantage of a splendid cast, a sharply focused script and the fresh English setting, "Gosford Park" emerges as one of the most satisfying of Robert Altman's numerous ensemble pictures.
August 11, 2006
Contents and style converge smoothly and seductively in Altman's luxuriant period drama that applies Agatha Christie murder-mystery format to a rigorous anatomy of British class structure in the 1930s, with all the who's who in U.K. in the cast.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 24, 2006
Altman's unexpected venture into Agatha Christie territory works a treat.
May 26, 2006
It's lovely to see that Altman, now in his 70s, still has an acid bite that would sting filmmakers half his age.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
January 15, 2005
Altman juggles about thirty different characters, moving them from the upper-class upstairs to the servants' quarters... and he does so without losing the audience.
Read More | Original Score: A+
June 25, 2004
Pret-a-Porter and Dr. T. & and the Women, tarnished his '90s comeback, but the ornery Altman is back in top form here.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
May 8, 2003
please don't raise an eyebrow when you hear such lines as, "Desperate for a ***?" or "Too many fags. They'll be the death of me." The locale here is English society. The date: November 1932. And the "fags" that are being chatted about are puffed on, so pl
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
March 4, 2003
Altman takes you from one delicious subplot to another, serving up mirth and misery in equal measure and exploring the gulf between the lives of those above and below stairs.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 8, 2003
An intruguing commentary on the separation of the classes that will bring back memories of The Remains Of The Day.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
January 29, 2003
An interesting ensemble mystery.
| Original Score: 3/4
December 8, 2002
The most leaden and uninteresting threads of the film's first half become the most important elements in the murder mystery.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
December 8, 2002
Blends The Rules of the Game, Upstairs Downstairs and Ten Little Indians into a rich feast that will have adult filmgoers licking their chops.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 13, 2002
An ambitious-but-off-kilter film that desperately searches for but never finds its mark.
| Original Score: 2/4
September 10, 2002
It bored me so much that I wasn't able to watch it straight through; it took me four attempts to get to the closing credits.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
August 29, 2002
Robert Altman expertly depicts pre-WWII British class struggle...There's no better portrait of hierarchical doom.
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August 22, 2002
Altman invites an artistic conundrum: Should a movie be considered great if it only fits together after repeated viewings?
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 26, 2002
...the plot seems little more than an excuse to explore textures and generate atmosphere ... to present us with a microcosm of society worthy of Trollope.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: A
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