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Rembrandt's J'accuse Reviews

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
January 1, 2011
Like all Greenaway films, it's not for all tastes.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Cole Smithey
October 26, 2009
More than merely a resource for art historians and students, "Rembrandt's J'Accuse" is a gift from an underestimated genius of cinema. You might just might want to see it a second time.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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Manohla Dargis
New York Times
October 23, 2009
A generally absorbing if sometimes fog-inducing investigation into the mysteries of the Rembrandt painting The Night Watch.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
John P. McCarthy
Boxoffice Magazine
October 23, 2009
What starts out as an audaciously polemical, radically inventive film project ultimately feels more like the most elaborate and earnest art history lecture ever delivered.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Ethan Alter
Film Journal International
October 22, 2009
Peter Greenaway's probing doc proves that a single picture really is worth a thousand words%u2026or an 86-minute film.
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David Fear
Time Out
October 21, 2009
[Greenaway] once studied to become a painter himself; apparently, he's harbored dreams of being an amateur sleuth as well.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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J. Hoberman
Village Voice
October 20, 2009
Peering beneath the painted surface and searching in the shadows, tracking that which was cut from the canvas and mapping the network of glances that remain, the filmmaker uncovers a foul, lurid, corrupt, and perversely compelling conspiracy.
Bill Weber
Slant Magazine
October 20, 2009
This immersive tour of the mortal manipulations fueling Europe's 17th-century cultural capital supplies wit and intellect while it starves the emotions.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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