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Kind Hearts and Coronets Reviews

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December 20, 2014
A high comedy that is enlivened with cynicism, loaded with dramatic irony and shot through with a suspicion of social satire.
August 18, 2011
Technically brilliant and savagely funny, serial killing has never looked so much fun.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
September 1, 2011
Shot through with pitch black humour and biting satire on both the moribund upper class and the grasping venality of the suburban middle class.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 3, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
September 27, 2002
Despite its murders and intrigues, its betrayals and blood feuds, Kind Hearts and Coronets has a dry and detached air.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
July 29, 2009
In a career noted for multiple characterizations, Alec Guinness had his finest hour in the dryly hilarious Ealing Studios comedy Kind Hearts and Coronets ...
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
October 15, 2002
Its dry English wit can't disguise a wonderfully wicked heart.
| Original Score: 5/5
July 27, 2010
Robert Hamer's 1949 film is an impeccable premiere example of Black Comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: A+
March 23, 2006
Easily the most beloved and durable film from the Ealing stable.
March 26, 2009
Translation to a screen comedy has been effected with a mature wit.
August 19, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
February 9, 2006
It's a brilliantly cynical film without a hint of middle-class guilt or bitterness.
October 15, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
July 9, 2005
Com o típico humor repleto de cinismo da Ealing, o filme se torna inesquecível graças também às atuações de Price e Guinness (fantástico como oito personagens diferentes).
| Original Score: 5/5
July 31, 2007
There's a surprise ending that helps make this one of Ealing's darkest comedies.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
April 5, 2006
It was Voltaire, probably, who said that if Alec Guinness did not exist it would be necessary for Ealing Studios to invent him.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
August 19, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
March 10, 2006
A droll and delicious black comedy, one of the Ealing Studios' regal postwar hits.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
August 17, 2011
At once a witty comedy of manners, a grotesque serial-killer caper and an acerbic satire on the class system.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
October 25, 2004
Wonderful. A great Guinness work.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
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