Lovelace Reviews

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September 2, 2013
Seyfried, with her huge features crowding her small face, looks like Alice in a very strange Wonderland. But whatever possibilities she may have as an actress are eradicated by the filmmakers ...
August 23, 2013
One thing's for sure: this expos ain't deep.
August 22, 2013
Moralising anti-porn tract rather than ambiguous life story of a true enigma.
August 22, 2013
Lovelace may be a little contrived and unoriginal as drama, but it's a useful exercise in de-sentimentalisation.
August 21, 2013
Linda's feelings are rarely revealed: that's left to the gloomy final act, which feels more like a guilt-inducing postscript than a genuine reveal.
August 16, 2013
"Lovelace" becomes too distracted by industry politics and the cultural context of the film's release to provide more than a snapshot of her life either before or after she stepped in front of a camera.
August 12, 2013
Unfortunately, most of Lovelace is more generic and familiar, right down to the too-neat happy ending.
August 9, 2013
This drama from codirectors Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman is so respectful of 70s porn sensation Linda Lovelace that instead of humanizing the Deep Throat star, it reduces her to one dimension: victim.
August 9, 2013
Scattered moments of heat and light just don't add up to a forceful or vital movie about a subject that deserves one.
August 9, 2013
Directors Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman settle for a titillating, exploitative snapshot instead of a fully rounded portrait.
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