To Kill A Mockingbird Reviews

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September 26, 2020
One of the greatest films of all-time.
September 15, 2020
Atticus Finch is a film hero in a way we don't often think about - resilient, caring, empathetic, loving, dignified, and keen to make a better world.
August 27, 2020
Most of the film's distinction can be attributed to the story itself, which is so masterfully orchestrated that it's difficult not to be affected by the potency of its themes.
October 7, 2019
The result is a rare movie, a bit too slow in spots but deeply persuasive, decent-minded but never sanctimonious.
May 9, 2019
I think it is one of the best book to movie adaptations that has ever been done.
November 4, 2016
Solid social conscience drama.
February 28, 2016
A fine, moving, informative period piece for all ages, To Kill a Mockingbird is as much an abiding favourite as the book.
February 23, 2016
Peck's performance, in tortoiseshell glasses and a cream linen suit, is mesmerizing and serious.
February 22, 2016
"To Kill a Mockingbird" relates the Cult of Childhood to the Negro Problem with disastrous results.
August 19, 2015
Gregory Peck stays beautifully within the character of the bespectacled, widowed man, but with its episodes unevenly joined, the script is too repetitive and long.
February 3, 2015
As Mulligan so deftly demonstrates, the story is in the characters, their failings and fragility, their heroism and nobility of spirit.
February 27, 2012
I got so much more from this story as an adult, and it's a shame that my adolescent stubbornness kept me from the movie for so many years.
February 11, 2012
Because the story is related through young Scout and Jem, that childhood wonder and fear is never close behind.
January 23, 2012
One of those rare instances when a movie perfectly captures the essence of its source material without compromising it in any way.
August 13, 2011
Justly celebrated.
July 25, 2011
One of Hollywood's finest achievements, To Kill A Mockingbird is truly timeless.
July 25, 2011
Since its release, this intelligent, atmospheric film has been warmly received by audiences responding not only to their own childhood, but also to the heroic image portrayed by Peck, a shining example of citizenship and affectionate fatherhood.
July 25, 2011
To Kill a Mockingbird is a time capsule, preserving hopes and sentiments from a kinder, gentler, more naive America.
July 25, 2011
Harper Lee's child's-eye view of southern bigotry gains something in its translation to the screen by Robert Mulligan, who knows exactly where to place the camera to catch a child's subjective experience.
July 25, 2011
A terrific central performance by Gregory Peck makes for an outstanding big screen adaptation of Harper Lee's classic novel.
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