To Kill A Mockingbird Reviews

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.
August 13, 2011
Justly celebrated.
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.
December 22, 2008
To Kill A Mockingbird is a product of American realism, and it is a rare and worthy treasure.
June 24, 2006
This one is always just off the boil.
May 20, 2003
Minor shortcomings in a rewarding film.
June 20, 2002
Universally recognized as a classic, and the label is well deserved.
Top Critic
February 13, 2001
Harper Lee's highly regarded first novel has been artfully and delicately translated to the screen.