The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them Reviews
May 15, 2020
...I was immersed in this story no matter who was telling the tale.
August 7, 2019
...Strong performances, however, sustain the drama. And the bold device of separate lives/separate movies, which creates a circular undertow of emotion, should stay in tact.
August 2, 2019
The writing and the acting, in combination, carry truth to a rarely represented experience in life into the darkness of a movie theater.
May 31, 2019
The film does not cut sufficiently deep despite a wonderful cast and realistically flawed characters; we are interested but not consumed.
January 11, 2019
We wind up more curious about Eleanor and Conor than moved by them, but they never insult our intelligence and we remain engaged throughout.
August 24, 2018
When The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby is over, our only consolation is the realization that Ned Benson is merely 37 years old, so we can count on seeing more astonishing films from him.
September 1, 2017
The Disappearance Of Eleanor Rigby: Them is a lovely enough film even though it may not stick with you much long after the ending credits.
June 29, 2017
As a concept, these retellings of the same story from two perspectives is a brilliant idea, and it's executed thoughtfully.
July 14, 2016
If you have three-plus hours to spare, you'll find good company. McAvoy and Chastain are great, plumbing the emotional depths of their characters' broken marriage.
June 18, 2016
It's a very good film, but throughout it, its phantom limbs tingle, hinting that it was something much more special before its Frankenstein job.
April 13, 2016
The movie is sad and, occasionally, devastating, but not without hope.
March 24, 2015
A nostalgic, moving and tender story of love, change and loss, made beautiful by the mesmerising performance of Jessica Chastain.
March 13, 2015
There's a doleful beauty and elegance to the look of the film.
February 3, 2015
A beautiful look at love and loss featuring Chastain in one of her best performances.
January 13, 2015
The film is a whole mess of things, but at heart it's a poignant character study of the divergent ways in which people experience and cope with tragedies, and a powerful reminder that those often have a blanket reach.
October 31, 2014
It's dreamy and evocative stuff without fetishizing the experience of grieving or succumbing to the usual cliches
October 16, 2014
Eleanor Rigby isn't Scenes From a Marriage meets Rashomon - it's more like Before Midnight turned into a listlessly melancholy TV miniseries.