Mrs. Henderson Presents Reviews
January 8, 2020
Dench still has plenty of charisma and a wicked sense of comic timing, but you can't win an Oscar by just being funny, so the third act gives us serious speechifying and forced pathos, smothering what could have been a pleasant little vaudeville romp.
November 13, 2019
The film cries for Oscar from start to finish. Setting the gold standard for the new Weinstein Company, Mrs. Henderson Presents is pure 24 karat.
October 16, 2018
Ultimately the film arrives at obligatory moral lessons and a bit of patriotic uplift.
March 22, 2016
The movie may be slight and a bit predictable, but these two actors are wonderful to watch.
April 16, 2009
Hoskins and Dench share a unique chemistry that pierces the story's heavy-handed construction.
August 2, 2007
Mrs Henderson's irrepressible dominance ensures that all the other characters in her orbit seem static and soulless, not unlike the girls in the theatre's nude tableaux.
May 20, 2007
There's chemistry and tension aplenty in this bittersweet character study.
April 8, 2007
One of those "prestige" pictures that you can watch with your dear old Mom ... provided your Mom won't be offended by the unclothed young ladies.
March 1, 2007
Don't expect sex, satire or "upstairs/downstairs" irony, just a good song, a flash of sequins and the possibility of a wartime romance--oh, the joys of nostalgia!
April 11, 2006
Una comedia dramtica con iguales dosis de picarda y emotividad, sostenida en dos buenas actuaciones de Judi Dench y Bob Hoskins.
April 1, 2006
March 23, 2006
Mainly an excuse for the entertainment industry to toot its own horn, again.