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Sophie's Choice Reviews

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April 29, 2014
The way Streep inhabits Sophie, and brings her history to life whether she's explicitly talking about the past or carrying herself across the room with wounded grace, can't help but make parts of the rest of the film seem smaller by comparison.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
April 30, 2009
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
March 2, 2008
Stunning to the max, and Streep is memorable as Sophie.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
December 10, 2007
The movie is too Hollywood in look and feel, and the flashback and narration are too conventional, and yet the image of the sickly and pale Meryl Streep recollecting her ordeal lingers in memory long after the film is over.
Full Review | Original Score: B
June 26, 2007
Competently directed by Pakula and [features] gorgeous cinematography by Almendros.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 21, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
October 23, 2004
So perfectly cast and well-imagined that it just takes over and happens to you. It's quite an experience.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
September 17, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
September 2, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
August 30, 2004
Though it's far from a flawless movie, Sophie's Choice is a unified and deeply affecting one. Thanks in large part to Miss Streep's bravura performance, it's a film that casts a powerful, uninterrupted spell.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
September 5, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
July 20, 2003
Heartbreakingly lovely performances.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
May 26, 2003
| Original Score: 5/5
May 24, 2003
Literary adaptations rarely come more intelligent than this. A beautiful, haunting masterpiece from start to finish.
October 28, 2002
Wildly depressing.
| Original Score: 3/5
July 30, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
July 29, 2002
"Streep's magnetic, shattering performance haunts the memory"
| Original Score: 5/5
July 29, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
Meryl Streep's role in this film is so overwhelming that she outshines everything else.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
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