Postcards from the Edge Reviews

October 5, 2011
There's not much depth here, but Nichols does a fine job with the surface effects, and the wisecracks keep coming.
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.
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.
May 20, 2003
''Postcards From the Edge'' is a vehicle, but it's a custom-built Rolls.
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.
January 1, 2000
Streep gives the most fully articulated comic performance of her career, the one she's always hinted at and made us hope for.
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.
January 1, 1990
For the first time in years, [Streep] lives a role instead of ''acting'' it - and in doing so, she becomes more of an actress than ever.