Postcards From London Reviews

November 23, 2018
It's got the trappings of a great coming-of-age drama, but sadly gets a little too bogged down in its lush aesthetics and avant-garde pretensions.
November 23, 2018
It's worth it for Harris Dickinson and you won't have seen anything like it.
November 22, 2018
Here is a diverting, self-conscious fantasy sketch of gay life and gay sensibility composed of what the film-maker imagines or remembers of bygone Soho's lost bohemianism.
November 22, 2018
Despite a skillful use of color, lighting, framing and music, the movie's artificiality might have played in a short film but becomes tedious and pretentious when stretched to 90 minutes.
Top Critic
November 9, 2018
Aside from bad filmmaking, I don't know what any of this means.
Top Critic
November 9, 2018
McLean's nostalgia for the Soho of Francis Bacon, Freud, and Jarman (all of them clear influences on his own work) is touchingly wistful about the ravages of time, and he's serious about probing the mixed blessings of sex, art, beauty and authenticity.
November 8, 2018
Art and sex-but way too much of the former-are featured in a whimsical but retrograde gay concoction.
November 8, 2018
[It] may not make for a particularly involving narrative experience. But it sure is nice to look at.
November 8, 2018
Although Postcards from London ultimately doesn't quite live up to its considerable ambitions, it offers plenty of arresting moments along the way.
November 3, 2018
Intense, seductive and organically strung together, the motion picture discusses all about art and opportunity in a postmodern era filled with kitsch and the superfluous mores of a self-aggrandizing society.
November 1, 2018
But self-consciousness is not the same thing as self-awareness. And in a movie overflowing with the former and lacking in the latter, Jim primarily becomes an inadvertent symbol of narcissism and superficiality.
August 14, 2018
Witty and visually dynamic...Postcards from London unfolds as a series of clever tableaus.
June 29, 2018
Pretty but hollow, "Postcards From London" isn't quite clever enough to get away with being this deeply frivolous.
May 25, 2018
The film may divide audiences with its heightened approach and controversial plot. But it's worth hanging on for the ride, because the film has a lot to say.