Titanic Reviews

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December 26, 2018
No meager disaster movie, greased by generic formula and goosed by big-bucks technology... Titanic is one big, bruising movie that will appeal on different levels to different audiences.
January 3, 2018
Cameron's aim was to set the most intimate love story possible against one of the century's biggest tragedies, and he very nearly pulls it off. DiCaprio has a captivating presence in a role that might have been written for a young Clark Gable.
February 25, 2014
Cameron has devised a tender love story between Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio that serves as the main focus of Titanic's storyline, and it works beautifully.
February 25, 2014
If computer-generated special effects have overpowered human-generated drama, Cameron seizes that dangerously cold technology and recasts it as dream and delirium, profoundly human in its sources and longings.
February 25, 2014
The execution is state-of-the-art and breathtaking. Titanic offers the full compass of courage and cowardice, and it stands as an achievement that truly is a night to remember at the movies.
February 25, 2014
Titanic provides an absorbing blend of historical fact and old-fashioned Hollywood tearjerking.
February 25, 2014
Titanic is indeed a ship of dreams. Climb aboard and bon voyage.
February 25, 2014
Take one of history's most compelling tragedies, tell it through the lives of two engaging young lovers and show it with some of the best-ever special effects and you have a dazzling, exciting movie that is also poignant and personal.
January 16, 2013
With his beatific, sweet, open face, DiCaprio gives us a rooting interest in hoping that someone important to us survives the wreck.
April 6, 2012
We know the story ends badly but Cameron still sweeps us up in the romance between Kate Winslet's rebellious posh girl and DiCaprio's steerage kid.
April 6, 2012
It has itself become, like the shipwreck, a cultural monument, only accreting value, not losing significance, as time goes by.
April 6, 2012
Cameron's three-hour disaster epic is a triumph of popular art -- of folk art, really.
April 6, 2012
"Titanic" still amazes as the kind of massive, build-and-destroy production that few filmmakers have the ambition or budget to make.
April 6, 2012
[Cameron] stages the sinking with a flawless sense of detail, pacing, import and dread.
April 5, 2012
Only the snobbish or the obtuse could deny its ambition, verve and entertainment firepower.
April 5, 2012
This version has deepened and enriched a film that was already rich in emotions and remarkable for its depth of detail.
April 5, 2012
How is Titanic in 3D? The answer is pretty damn dazzling.
April 5, 2012
If you fancy indulging in pure, unadulterated silliness and spending a night in the '90s, this is a good bet. Otherwise...
April 5, 2012
Cameron is a genius at instilling narrative dread and designing a hokum-drenched fairy tale of a certain size.
April 4, 2012
If any film should be redone in 3-D, it's "Titanic." And if any filmmaker should be the one doing the redoing, it's James Cameron.
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