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Movies and TV shows are Certified Fresh with a steady Tomatometer of 75% or higher after a set amount of reviews (80 for wide-release movies, 40 for limited-release movies, 20 for TV shows), including 5 reviews from Top Critics.
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Larraín is an artist, and his skills show throughout, both in his ability to meld so many different sequences into a narrative whole and in how effectively he uses Portman to portray one of the world's most memorable figures.
The emotions are muted, suggested in gestures and details, as is the drama. Jackie doesn't deliver the catharsis you might expect from the subject matter. It's more interested in the nuances of character...
It ended up pushing me further away from the character. In other words, I can appreciate the formal achievements of the film, but what surrounds this calculated and talented woman couldn't interest me less. [Full review in Spanish]
Portman does a stellar job of drawing out all the hundred emotions of sadness, grief and hopelessness that one would have thought are humanly possible. Her performance, however, is not as nuanced and varied as in the... Black Swan.
Jackie, the first English-language film by Chilean director Pablo Larraín, offers a compellingly uneasy and nuanced portrait of one of the best-known first ladies in American history, engagingly played by Natalie Portman.