Postcards from the Edge - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Postcards from the Edge Reviews

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January 1, 2000
There are a couple of nice dramatic scenes but not enough to salvage this self-pitying story.
Full Review | Original Score: high 0 out of -4..+4
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
For all the jagged, witty chatter -- and Streep and MacLaine do their tragicomic damnedest with it -- "Postcard" provides the most rudimentary and jury-rigged of outcomes.
October 21, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
"Postcards from the Edge" contains too much good writing and too many good performances to be a failure, but its heart is not in the right place.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
March 29, 2005
Weak script but brilliant performances and moments of heart-twisting poignance and insight.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
July 31, 2002
| Original Score: 5/5
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
February 7, 2017
Mature dramedy has drug/alcohol abuse, cursing.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 5, 2011
There's not much depth here, but Nichols does a fine job with the surface effects, and the wisecracks keep coming.
March 26, 2009
Packs a fair amount of emotional wallop in its dark-hued comic take on a chemically dependent Hollywood mother and daughter.
February 9, 2006
Fisher's intelligence and humour turn what might have been movie brat indulgence into something much sharper and involving.
February 28, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
January 15, 2002
Nichols' portrait of Tinseltown's addictions proves it's never too late for mothers and daughters to accept each other's imperfections and renegotiate their relationships.
November 13, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
June 5, 2004
Biting humour and terrific performances.
| Original Score: 4/5
October 5, 2011
In this era of postverbal cinema, Postcards proves that movie dialogue can still carry the sting, heft and meaning of the finest old romantic comedy.
January 18, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
June 19, 2003
One of Streep's most likeable performances
| Original Score: 4/5
March 31, 2005
Meryl lets her hair down and it looks good in this Hollywood tell-all.
| Original Score: 3/5
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