Mr. Turner Reviews

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February 6, 2015
Mike Leigh's biopic is so richly detailed that it feels like a documentary. Spall goes for broke in the outsize title role.
January 23, 2015
At 150 minutes, it's a little too long but there are stretches during its course when it captivates and amazes.
January 22, 2015
You leave "Mr. Turner," as with all good fact-based films, wanting to know more about this man and his work - and remembering that beautiful, almost touchable light, on the canvas and on the screen.
January 15, 2015
For modern moviegoers, the earthy "Mr. Turner" may seem like slowly steeped tea with an unpleasant aftertaste. But while some are impatiently waiting for the paint to dry, astute viewers will see a cinematic landscape bloom.
January 12, 2015
If the past is a foreign country, then "Mr. Turner" is one of the most rhapsodic foreign films you may ever see.
January 9, 2015
Mr. Turner is no barrel of laughs. It's a barrel of life - an extraordinary one.
June 4, 2019
It's an extraordinary film that brings to life an extraordinary artist, warts and all.
April 3, 2019
Mr. Turner is a work that sees Leigh finding the ideal balance between the intimate and the epic.
March 20, 2019
I've not in years seen an onscreen character that feels as fully-realized as Turner, and Spall's seamless performance combined with the immaculate set and costume design and stunning photography makes for a film that feels like a time machine.
March 7, 2019
What a fine film it is: rich, enjoyable, imaginative, faithful to Turner's spirit.
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