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Looking for Richard Reviews

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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: A-
John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews
January 30, 2011
succeeds in giving us a greater appreciation for Shakespeare
Full Review | Original Score: B+

TV Guide
July 3, 2008
That the film is a must for Pacino fans goes without saying; the surprise is how generally enjoyable it all is.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 3, 2008
Almost inadvertently Pacino comes up with what must be one of the best films of his career.
Top Critic
June 11, 2008
High-spirited and infectiously energetic.
Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide
June 25, 2007
A first-rate study of a famous actor coming to grips with a world-class challenge.
| Original Score: 84/100
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
August 19, 2006
It's a true labor of love and one of the high points in his distinguished career.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
February 9, 2006
Pacino's first film as writer/director is a marvellously intelligent, witty and imaginative exploration of the problems faced by anyone wishing to act in Shakespeare or translate the plays to film.
Michael Dequina
September 11, 2005
A remarkable entertainment; funny, fascinating, and always entertaining.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
September 9, 2005
Wonderful documentary for those who love Shakespeare, those who love actors, those who love Pacino ...
| Original Score: 5/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
July 25, 2005
A crowd-pleasing exploration of Shakespeare's most melodramatic potboiler.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Emanuel Levy
June 13, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
April 9, 2005
Kids seeing this film first may well end up with a better understanding of the Bard's work.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat
February 14, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
January 19, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Neil Jeffries
Empire Magazine
January 15, 2005
Pacino has made an informative, engrossing and hugely enjoyable movie that stands as a work of pure entertainment, almost as powerful as its inspiration.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
June 12, 2004
Fascinating and ingenius.
| Original Score: 3/5
Widgett Walls
October 28, 2003
Brilliant deconstruction of the bard. Should be mandatory viewing in our schools.
| Original Score: 4/5
Dragan Antulov
September 26, 2003
Shakespeare's play is much closer to the audience than it was before.
Full Review| Original Score: 7/10
Brandon Judell
May 28, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
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Boston Phoenix
January 1, 2000
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