Howards End Reviews

October 21, 2016
A can't-miss opportunity to experience some of the finest filmmaking of the 20th century.
September 1, 2016
What sets "Howards End" apart is the complex emotional life of its characters.
August 24, 2016
Elegant and powerful, accommodating collisions of class and temperament with the grace of a perfect Edwardian hostess, Howards End is the work to which all Merchant Ivory's other films have pointed and aspired.
August 24, 2016
Testament to the richness of the story is that even these supporting characters have more depth than the average leading characters in an American film.
August 24, 2016
Howards End provides more than enough in the way of production values-impeccable set decoration, elaborate costumes, beautiful locations and exquisite cinematography-to keep its primary audience entertained.
August 24, 2016
Director Ivory has assembled a wonderful cast, and he gets them to work together as a repertory company of genius.
August 24, 2016
This is the apotheosis of Classics Illustrated filmmaking, aiming at nothing more than tasteful reduction, and the fact that it's done so well here doesn't mean that it's necessarily worth doing.
August 24, 2016
An enticing, elegant pleasure, alive with light and talk.
September 7, 2011
The triumph of Howards End is that it doesn't merely invite us to feel for these characters. With something like grace, it shows us the error and the splendor of their ways.
July 7, 2010
Never before has Ivory's filmmaking seemed so fluid and confident.