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Nine Reviews

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April 12, 2016
A painfully formulaic message, trite dialogue, and a strangely episodic narrative structure that renders the whole thing exhausting.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
July 11, 2015
It's an over-the-top, eye-popping musical that doesn't completely satisfy, especially compared to it's original source classic.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
September 24, 2014
Largely, the numbers just sit on top of the dramatic action, adding little to our understanding of the characters and seldom contributing to the advancement of the story.
September 24, 2012
What we get is a film that is close in story to Fellini's film, but which needed more time for its actresses and better music to make it all worthwhile.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
July 30, 2012
Day-Lewis, over-egging the angst as well as the Eye-talian accent, is charmless and insufferable. But the person you really want to slap is Marshall, whose brash directing style simply doesn't suit Nine's more whimsical charms.
March 11, 2011
It has a lot to gnaw on, but it's worth gnawing on.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
December 31, 2010
Sensual musical about love and art has mature themes.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 21, 2010
While Marshall's Nine may be a bit of cheeky fun, it features little worth recommending it over Fellini's [8 1/2]. It's not so much a 'cover song' as it is a 'dance remix'.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
August 9, 2010
Nine is a searing, carthartic dissection of the creative process; as much as it celebrates the trappings accumulated by those who succeed, it is also an engrossing examination of the deeply-troubled mindset that gets them there.
May 16, 2010
While film allows limitless opportunities to 'open up' a work that originated on the legit stage, Marshall seems intent on making the material feel even more stagebound on the big screen.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
May 12, 2010
Comes across as a very unimaginative re-working, a shallow interpretation.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
May 11, 2010
Its Broadway brass tunes and mostly non-Italian cast makes Nine feel as Italian as a cold slice of Sbarro pizza.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
May 4, 2010
[Director Robert] Marshall and screenwriters Michael Tolkin and Anthony Minghella can only muster a ridiculous American fantasy of Italian culture and la dolce vita.
April 2, 2010
An uneven arrangement of musical numbers surrounding a stage-to-screen adaptation that was a screen-to-stage adaptation in the first place.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
March 25, 2010
Nine combines a dream cast with a dreamy script and score for a thoughtful and enjoyable musical about art, life and love.
March 24, 2010
Un musical desparejo, de gran despliegue visual, con algunos pasajes olvidables y otros muy bien logrados. Lo mejor es el elenco (en especial Daniel Day-Lewis y Marion Cotillard) y el recuerdo del maestro Federico Fellini, en quien se inspira.
| Original Score: 3/5
March 19, 2010
Fellini is lucky that he didn't live long enough to see this.
February 8, 2010
Daniel Day-Lewis' miscasting throws the entire movie off kilter and one is left to contemplate the holes in the material.
February 6, 2010
Bra%u0107i Weinstein vi%u0161e ne polazi za rukom povratiti "oskarovsku slavu", Devet je inferioran njihovom velikom uspjehu - Chicagu
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
January 31, 2010
Nine doesn't remake Federico Fellini's 8 1/2 so much as it pillages the classic film for the purposes of Broadway vamping.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
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