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Notes on a Scandal Reviews

David Johnson
DVD Verdict
April 4, 2011

The Cinema Source
February 15, 2011
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
October 18, 2008
Cynthia Fuchs
Common Sense Media
July 24, 2008
Dark tale of betrayal and fixation isn't for kids.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5

Sydney Morning Herald
October 12, 2007
October 6, 2007
| Original Score: 4/7
August 18, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 4/6

In Film Australia
August 15, 2007
| Original Score: 4/5
August 4, 2007

August 3, 2007
June 5, 2007

Empire Magazine
June 5, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5

April 28, 2007
Top Critic

Entertainment Weekly
April 21, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: C-
April 21, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5

Film Freak Central
April 21, 2007
Staci Layne Wilson
Buzzine Magazine
April 16, 2007
These two characters could so easily have been cardboard cutouts, but thanks to excellent acting, crafty writing and deft direction, Notes on a Scandal makes poison pen letters seem like love notes.
Betsy Bozdech
April 15, 2007
An absorbing character study that successfully deals with the shades of gray that are part and parcel of real, messy, everyday life.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Emanuel Levy
April 15, 2007
In one of several commentaries, The Story of Two Obsessions, helmer Richard Eyre relates Dame Dench's conduct: "She Doesn't brood around the set being Barbara (as Method Actor). She's Judi Dench, telling anecdotes up to the last moment when I say Action.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Kam Williams
April 12, 2007
Like a British version of Mary Kay Letourneau, the shameless hussy just can't get enough of her veritable Vili Fualaau.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4