Personal Velocity: Three Portraits Reviews

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March 7, 2018
Miller is a witty and socially acute observer; the three portraits in "Personal Velocity" are told with both novelistic richness and brisk, confident economy.
January 3, 2018
By the end of Personal Velocity, you want to invite all three female characters around for coffee to hear what happened next, and I can think of no higher praise for everyone involved.
September 29, 2017
This uneven triptych features flawed female heroines whose woes are attributable to unstable or bland male partners and simple bad luck.
August 27, 2003
March 4, 2003
Miller's film is bold and hearty, but it's also a ham-fisted wallop to the senses.
December 13, 2002
This beautifully realized film retains the essential qualities of short fiction: precision, compactness, a focus on epiphanic moments.
December 27, 2010
Story about life's turning points is not for kids.
November 6, 2006
Although each woman has only about half an hour of screen time, all three are more fully realized characters than any woman in a typical two-hour Hollywood blockbuster.
December 6, 2005
October 7, 2004
July 29, 2003
Miller has made a provocative, intimate triptych of short stories.
July 21, 2003
July 15, 2003
It's quite a stylised piece and it's credit to the cast and the filmmakers that the characters engage us to the extent that they do.
May 14, 2003
April 21, 2003
April 14, 2003
Three short stories about women at turning points in their lives, the movie gains power by condensing each story to 30 minutes each.
April 2, 2003
March 29, 2003
February 24, 2003
Unless you're the sort of person who loves the fiction found in The New Yorker and smaller literary magazines, you'd better avoid Personal Velocity.
February 17, 2003
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