Veronica Guerin Reviews

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November 9, 2018
Blanchett's Veronica is a mesmerizing, complicated force of nature in this true-life tale.
December 29, 2010
This is no Erin Brockovich.
April 19, 2009
Cate Blanchett gives a tour de force performance as Veronica Guerin under Joel Schumacher's direction of a no-nonsense script by Carol Doyle and Mary Agnes Donoghue.
August 7, 2008
October 15, 2007
Cate Blanchett is a vital presence as Veronica and should have romantic teenagers lining up to get into journalism school.
September 9, 2007
...a respectful quasi-documentary
July 24, 2007
Blanchett nearly saves it, but it's too much a plastic-Jesus biopic.
June 4, 2007
While this is a movie that deserves a mildly favourable recommendation, it's also nothing short of a catastrophic fumble and an incredible lost opportunity.
December 30, 2006
A moving but gritty story of willpower and sacrifice that stops pleasingly short of a Hollywood varnish-job.
October 31, 2004
Cate Blanchett is most likely the greatest actress working in film today.
August 3, 2004
Sporting a perfect Irish accent, [Cate Blanchett] imbues the character with a lot more presence than the script (and the director?) called for.
June 13, 2004
Veronica Guerin is a sharp study of the vices that sometimes goad us to virtue.
February 9, 2004
What you will take away from this movie is another fine performance by Blanchett.
February 4, 2004
Cate Blanchett [gives] a performance that gets under your skin.
February 2, 2004
January 19, 2004
January 1, 2004
[Joel] Schumacher remains a filmmaker with the potential to surprise.
November 9, 2003
Plays well as a public service in bringing to world attention the details of the alarming event and, perhaps, as a cautionary tale for students in Journalism 101.
November 5, 2003
The movie is driven by a brilliant performance from Cate Blanchett, who becomes Veronica Guerin almost as easily as a caterpillar evolves into a butterfly.
October 28, 2003
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