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Veronica Guerin Reviews

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October 17, 2003
Veronica Guerin paints an unsatisfyingly incomplete life.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
October 24, 2003
The unfortunate feeling of untapped potential is ultimately what lingers.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
October 17, 2003
Intelligent but bloodless.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
October 15, 2003
The film's laughably hokey and naïve coda leads us to believe that, as a result of Guerin's efforts, drugs were forever banished from Dublin.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
November 4, 2003
Why would you make a biopic about someone that showed only her actions, without attempting to show us what drove her to them?
Full Review | Original Score: C
October 17, 2003
How can I criticize a film about a fearless crusader who was killed by the very drug lords she fought against? Well, here goes...
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October 17, 2003
Even a showy, Oscar-calculated performance by the estimable Cate Blanchett in the title role can't disguise just how limited and insubstantial this prestige biopic really is.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
January 26, 2006
Blanchett gets the accent impeccably, and encompasses both the woman's determined heroism and her delight in the picture byline, but neither she nor the screenplay digs any deeper than secular hagiography.
October 31, 2003
Either the movie isn't worthy of the real Veronica Guerin, or the real Veronica Guerin wasn't worthy of a movie.
Full Review| Original Score: 2/4
October 23, 2003
It needs to be more than a surface show of what we know. Drugs are bad, but so is giving up a family and a life without a reason that's, well, galvanizing.
Full Review| Original Score: 2.5/4
October 17, 2003
Veronica Guerin is a heart-breaker... not just the true story about the woman who gave her life to save others (in a round about way) but because the film hardly does her justice.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
October 5, 2003
Blanchett gives a performance that is too breezy and her Veronica often comes across as daftly naive
Full Review | Original Score: C+
December 18, 2003
Por pouco não 'mata' Veronica Guerin pela segunda vez ao macular sua memória.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
October 9, 2003
[A] well-meaning but by-the-numbers biopic.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
October 14, 2003
A pre-programmed mediocrity, a slave to its clichés.
October 16, 2003
A good story, told with the usual Jerry Bruckheimer-Joel Schumacher glibness/pseudo-social concern.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
October 16, 2003
Although it tells an important story, Veronica Guerin skims the surface more than delves into the reporter's character.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
October 16, 2003
A flat-footed, overwrought crusader- against-evil melodrama.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
October 17, 2003
The characterization seems a little too pat and jaunty.
October 17, 2003
An action flick passing as a eulogy.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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