The Artist Reviews

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January 22, 2020
Visually, the film is stunning with spot-on direction by Michel Hazanavicius...
January 17, 2020
Movies don't get much more ebullient, charming, and heart-skippingly cute than the romantic comedy The Artist.
December 10, 2019
[Director Michel Hazanavicius'] extensive research and efforts to ensure that The Artist is a respectable homage to silent cinema is admirable... it was a labour of love that was well worth the time.
June 18, 2019
A really good way to introduce your kids to silent movies.
June 8, 2019
A loving mishmash of styles and eras, and while it never quite fully adheres to its own conceit, it's still a lot of fun.
May 7, 2019
It's magical, beautiful poetry that leaps off the screen with vivid imagination and precise execution.
February 20, 2019
The fiction, ultimately, is the thing. The Artist, in the best possible sense, is more of a movie than a film. It's played for laughs and tears; it switches from action to tenderness; it's got a really funny dog.
February 19, 2019
This joyful celebration of Hollywood's early days is vibrant and alive in a way that cinema has been lacking, and the passion that went into making The Artist is contagious.
January 4, 2019
You will leave with many thoughts, but this foremost among them: A film like The Artist is why movies are made.
December 31, 2018
From its pitch-perfect performances by actors Jean Dujardin and Bérénice Bejo to the snappy and sentimental score by Ludovic Bource, when all is said and done The Artist will be as admired as Charlie Chaplin's City Lights and F.W. Murnau's Sunrise.
December 20, 2018
That spirit of generosity may be the most admirable quality of "The Artist," emphasis on spirit.
November 12, 2018
The movie has the effect of a perfected and unrepeatable gesture.
November 10, 2018
It's a (mostly) silent film that pays a stunning tribute to the genre, while telling a compelling, almost existential story.
August 10, 2018
It is a love letter to cinema, to style and to the art of making movies; and anyone who loves movies needs to see it - now.
May 21, 2018
There are scenes here with the potential to become genuinely iconic.
March 2, 2018
It's another story of transition in cinema. [Full review in Spanish]
March 1, 2018
No words are needed. [Full review in Spanish]
March 1, 2018
... deserves a visit at the cinema. [Full review in Spanish]
March 1, 2018
Everything works perfectly... [Full review in Spanish]
March 1, 2018
Such a project may seem pretentious, however, the charm of the film lies in its honesty, its purity and transmitting the mere pleasure of the director to honor the life of a silent film artist... [Full review in Spanish]
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