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Marnie Reviews

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Rob Gonsalves
April 9, 2007
Punishingly long and, despite the professionalism on all levels, not especially moving or interesting
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Variety Staff
September 12, 2008
Marnie is the character study of a thief and a liar, but what makes her tick remains clouded even after a climax reckoned to be shocking but somewhat missing its point.
Josh Larsen
November 19, 2010
...a crazed and lurid character portrait that spends most of its time psychoanalyzing itself.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
August 21, 2002
I will never understand the rep of this among Hitch fans
| Original Score: 2/5
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Eugene Archer
New York Times
January 1, 2000
At once a fascinating study of a sexual relationship and the master's most disappointing film in years.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5

March 20, 2012
A worthwhile watch for anyone who's ever enjoyed Hitchcock, but by comparison with his better known stuff it's an example style overtaking substance.
Martin Chilton
Daily Telegraph (UK)
August 31, 2014
Hitchcock was criticised for bring shallow psychology into the film (Hedren's character is afraid of the colour red) but some of their exchanges - the film was based on a novel by Winston Graham - are sharp and droll.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
February 14, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
January 10, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
Leo Goldsmith
Not Coming to a Theater Near You
December 16, 2011
Marnie's Mama's house is a masterpiece of repressed emotion, a bland domestic space of seemingly placid creams and yellow, rendered in swirling wallpaper and upholstery patterns.
Fernando F. Croce
Slant Magazine
February 17, 2006
Viewed from the safe distance of four decades after its release, Marnie, perhaps even more than The Birds, emerges as the director's definitive late-period masterpiece.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
August 10, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
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Richard Brody
New Yorker
September 21, 2015
Psychologically resonant, visually transcendent ...
Cole Smithey
July 14, 2008
A savory failure from the Master.
| Original Score: 3/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 16, 2008
This messy bit of twisted psychological damage is arguably the most underrated film in Hitchcock's canon (though there's a lot of competition).
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
February 9, 2006
It's still thrilling to watch, lush, cool and oddly moving.
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
January 1, 2000
One of Hitchcock's more upsetting efforts.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Jeremiah Kipp
January 27, 2002
Like Hitchcock's best work, there's something gleefully sick going on just under the surface.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
January 23, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews
January 2, 2013
professionally crafted film that focuses primarily on character development
Full Review | Original Score: B
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