Steel Magnolias Reviews

Page 1 of 33
October 8, 2009
March 26, 2009
Field does some spectacular underplaying through the bulk of the action, revealing layer after layer of the feelings of this kindly tempered, deeply worried mother.
June 24, 2006
It makes a shameless bid for your heart, aiming to have you smiling one moment, sniffling the next.
May 20, 2003
''Steel Magnolias'' is pop entertainment of an especially condescending, superficial sort.
January 1, 2000
Watching Herbert Ross's "Steel Magnolias," you feel as if you have been airlifted onto some horrible planet of female impersonators.
January 1, 2000
"Steel Magnolias" is essentially a series of comic one-liners leading up to a teary tragedy, but let it be said that the one-liners are mostly funny and the tragedy deserves most, but not all, of the tears.
April 9, 2019
In the Robert Harling play from which is it adapted, the events take place entirely in the town's beauty parlour, and director Herbert Russ has opened the action out quite successfully.
April 26, 2016
Ross gets generally strong performances from his ensemble, and an especially good one from Field in a role that really doesn't suit her.
April 26, 2016
A good film for the soft-hearted more than the paean to womanly strength that was its motive.
April 26, 2016
This is a little too dependent on sassy one-liners and is awash with sentiment by the end, but is still wonderful entertainment.
Page 1 of 33