Love & Mercy Reviews

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October 11, 2017
Love & Mercy captures the battered soul of the man, wounded first by an abusive father and later by the father figure he puts in his place. The two performances are equally strong.
June 10, 2015
We're shown so many symptoms that, regardless of which actor is playing the hero, there's little relief from the prevailing grimness, and less sense of a life in full.
June 9, 2015
When you consider all the ways that "Love & Mercy" could have gone terribly wrong, and how full of life it is in the end (and, yes, of love and mercy), I think the end product is almost miraculous.
June 5, 2015
Unnerving as it is thrilling, as visually and aurally vivid as it is emotionally harrowing.
June 5, 2015
Dano and Cusack never let us forget that Wilson is human before he is anything else - genius, icon, legend.
June 5, 2015
The performances are universally great, and the subject matter is captivating.
May 16, 2019
Unfortunately creative producer and financier Bill Pohlad's revisit to the directorial role becomes a bit of a long and hard slog, regrettably warped by excess.
April 26, 2019
It could have played it safe but it tries things and when it works I loved it.
March 13, 2019
Love & Mercy glides forward gracefully, flitting from side to side between the two time periods like a well handled hockey puck. Its shape doesn't resemble any biopic I've ever seen, and that's its strongest quality.
February 5, 2019
Director Bill Pohlad intricately weaves together the two Brians into a seamless tale.
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