The Killing of Sister George Reviews

July 18, 2018
It's Beryl Reid and Susannah York drifting dismasted towards caricature.
March 19, 2018
Aldrich's film endures not because it's an example of bad, pre-Stonewall homo images but because of its sly way of celebrating.
February 28, 2012
Because of its outre subject of lesbianism and one sexually graphic scene, Aldrich's well acted, lurid melodrama was slapped with X-rating upon its release.
August 8, 2009
Melodrama, slapstick, romance, exploitation, and psychological horror all vie for dominance throughout the film, giving it an air of fickle, feminine hysteria, which the graphic sex scene at the end of the film makes still more difficult to pin down.
April 24, 2009
Robert Aldrich's "daring" 1968 mating of lesbianism and commerce was, as I recall, considered pretty tame even then; lord knows what it looks like today.
March 22, 2008
Talky, exploitive (for 1968) drama focusing on lesbianism.
April 25, 2006
Quase um Quem Tem Medo de Virginia Woolf? lsbico, este um filme denso, muitas vezes desagradvel como sua protagonista (Reid, fantstica), mas sempre instigante e corajoso.
March 11, 2004
February 11, 2004
Excellently acted version of the play is finally rather dull.
January 12, 2004
More wearisome than appealing.
December 4, 2003
October 10, 2003
October 16, 2002
July 25, 2001