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Jezebel Reviews

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Dan Jardine
December 26, 2014
The film's success is wrapped around Davis' steely performance and the elegant production values
Full Review | Original Score: 86/100
Gabe Leibowitz
Film and Felt
June 9, 2009
Jezebel is fascinating from a cinematic history perspective, but it's also a strong melodrama beyond the societal backdrops
Full Review | Original Score: 73/100
Jennie Kermode
Eye for Film
October 18, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Emanuel Levy
November 9, 2006
Directed with taste and discretion by Wyler, the film has several poignant scenes, such as the one in which Henry Fonda ferociously forces Bette Davis to dance in her red dress, while staring down at anyone who appears critical of her code violation.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
July 30, 2006
It would have tasted more like lemonade than a mint julep without Bette Davis' fiery performance.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks
August 22, 2005
The film is much more interesting for its traces of Davis' own future roles and images than for its decoy status as a GWTW consolation prize.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Lori Hoffman
Atlantic City Weekly
April 8, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
Christopher Null
September 21, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Sarah Chauncey
June 4, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
November 7, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
Rebecca Murray
October 4, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Brandon Judell
August 19, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews
December 14, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies
February 28, 2002
The overall slant of the entire movie is a sort of half-hearted indictment of the Old South's code of ethics that was rooted in slavery.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Tim Dirks
Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
January 1, 2000
Jezebel (1938), a romantic melodrama with views of 1850s New Orleans ante-bellum society, was offered as compensation to film star Bette Davis
Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight
August 16, 2011
A tottering costume drama that gave Bette Davis one of her rare non-bitchy roles. It should come as little surprise that it doesn't quite work.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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