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Pandaemonium Reviews

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February 13, 2003
It's probably somewhat ironic that 'Pandaemonium' would have been far more appealing if its central characters were hoi-polloi poetic wannabes.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
March 4, 2002
A watchable but silly biopic melodrama about the relationship between fellow romantic poets Samuel Taylor Coleridge (Linus Roache) and William Wordsworth (John Hannah)...
Full Review | Original Score: C+
December 21, 2001
if one is to judge "Pandaemonium" on its own merits as a work of fiction, for the most part it succeeds.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 17, 2001
Successfully gets to the heart of the obsessions that drive great writers -- and will have you dusting down your old school copy of the 'Lyrical Ballads'!
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 30, 2001
Well-intentioned and at the same time sadly indulgent as [Temple] modifies history to suit the MTV generation.
July 23, 2001
Goes a long way toward capturing the compelling delirium of opium among a crowd of freethinking British iconoclasts.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
July 13, 2001
As a paean to the power of imagination, Pandaemonium is an impressive work.
July 13, 2001
As a visual counterpart to some of the most sublime verse ever written, it's often thrilling.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
July 13, 2001
Literate and handsome.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 13, 2001
Historically and dramatically dubious.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/4
July 12, 2001
A harebrained, awkward, and dramatically muddled historical pageant.
July 10, 2001
The exposition is thick, the characterization choppy, the wigs terrible.
July 2, 2001
The appeal will ... be restricted to art house audiences who don't mind people messing with their literary history.
June 29, 2001
You Should Pay Nine Bucks to See This If: You liked Velvet Goldmine or Lisztomania.
June 29, 2001
Director Julien Temple and writer Frank Cottrell Boyce have the right idea: Don't be timid in dramatizing the tempestuous lives of the pioneering Romantic poets.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
June 29, 2001
The tale has no rhyme or reason.
June 28, 2001
A sensationally dreamy manifesto.
June 27, 2001
Buried in the mess is a modest, thoughtful film.
June 27, 2001
A vivid movie about Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth, our contemporaries.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 27, 2001
The acting leads do well, especially Roache.
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