Red Sparrow Reviews

August 5, 2019
Red Sparrow thinks its a smarter movie than it is.
July 29, 2019
There is only so much Jennifer Lawrence can do in this set up.
July 27, 2019
Most of the time is confusing in its intentions and its tone. [Full Review in Spanish]
July 27, 2019
It will disappoint the lovers of the most classic thriller, hiding an insipid plot with a deja-vu flavor that expresses an irritating doubt towards the viewer's intelligence. [Full Review in Spanish]
July 7, 2019
Brutally sidelined for life by her Bolshoi Ballet dance partner, prima ballerina Dominika Egorova is forced to agree to recruitment into the Russian Intelligence Service.
June 5, 2019
Needlessly sadistic and often troubling in tone, some keen supporting performances can't save this uneven and forgetful film.
June 3, 2019
An exploitation film that thinks it's a social commentary, but doesn't have the guts to just be one or the other.
May 22, 2019
Despite being a ballerina, I would have wanted to know more about the protagonist's past and understand the motivations behind her choices.
May 15, 2019
Red Sparrow commits the deadly sin of the spy thriller by being boring and poorly paced and tops it off with rape, attempted rape, and sexual coercion.
April 25, 2019
A perfectly functional spy thriller with some arguably unnecessary flourishes added.
April 23, 2019
Not worth torturing yourself to see.
April 16, 2019
There's a fine line between empowerment and exploitation, and Hollywood likes to rub the line out and move it every chance it gets.
March 12, 2019
Overall, watch it for Lawrence, who makes every effort to rise above the script.
February 16, 2019
Genuinely unsettling to watch at times, absorbing in others, it ends up too much like many a thriller you've seen before.
January 29, 2019
We are left with a few lurid episodes, abundant lust, and... Jennifer Lawrence.
January 26, 2019
The film's moments of deeper introspection are really just all gloss.
January 8, 2019
Whereas a superior spy caper chooses to wear its danger on its sleeve, this one is content to merely shove it into its jockstrap.
December 7, 2018
An exceedingly novel slice of pop entertainment: a sordid spy story for those who relish the genre's escapist titillation, but find martial arts and explosions wearying.
November 10, 2018
The cast is top-notch. But the sex assaults are exploitative, the torture scenes go on and on, and it feels so long that if you started watching it when the Iron Curtain went up, by the time you came out you'd be expecting to bump into Mikhail Gorbachev.
October 31, 2018
Trash like Red Sparrow, the Jennifer Lawrence spy movie, represents the garbagey essence of most Hollywood movies.