The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Reviews

March 5, 2019
The film does not take risks and dangerously swims to being forgettable. [Full Review in Spanish]
November 12, 2018
A confused and largely unmemorable affair, leaving an aftertaste as unpleasant as a bite out of the titular pie.
August 10, 2018
Flaccid
August 10, 2018
The central love triangle is so undercooked that its slow consumption of the entire third act becomes its own enemy occupation, rendering the initial fascination of Guernsey's war story a painful casualty.
April 23, 2018
It could surely have told a better-focused story.
April 23, 2018
It feels twee and in places just doesn't add up.
April 22, 2018
Even fans of the source novel, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows, might struggle with this photogenic but laboured adaptation.
April 20, 2018
Just reading the cutesy title made me lose the will to live halfway through.
April 19, 2018
The pity is that the film is directed by Mike Newell, who made one of the greatest romantic movies, Four Weddings and a Funeral.
April 19, 2018
Good actors turn bad. Bad actors turn worse. It's pretty. It's polite. It's so anaemic you feel the urge to feed it a pint of Guinness.
April 18, 2018
This is a movie made with the cool calculation of a lab experiment.
Top Critic
April 18, 2018
They've disentangled the novel's dramatic and romantic complications to a fault; if it's possible to merely amble in place, that's what the storytelling in "Guernsey" does for protracted stretches of screen time.
April 16, 2018
British security-blanket film-making at its finest.