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Coriolanus

(2011)

Rated R for some bloody violence.

R In Theaters 01/20/2012 , 122min.
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Viewer score based on 87 ratings
78%
Critic score based on 26 reviews

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May 20, 2012
tw00000000104474
By far one of the most compelling and riveting and consummate story-telling i have seen in a a long time, a film which is all three! Go see it! Gerard in his most complete and perfect performances to date! I do not understand the reviewers here who comment that the film's dialogue is hard to understand. The Cinematography and storytelling is so revealing that one does not need to understand every
February 09, 2012
em19845
The modern day setting really didn't work for me in this and I just generally didn't care for the movie. Disappointing.
January 16, 2012
wolfensteed
The trailer makes the story look full of character. Gerard Butler doesn't pick bad movies. I believe this will be worth the money
January 12, 2012
ve00000000110114
Gerry at his most Brilliant! An Oscar worthy role for certain!

Critic Reviews powered by Metacritic ™

Village Voice
In the case of Ralph Fiennes's adaptation of Coriolanus - the transposition to present day is confusing and counterproductive, dulling the impact of an otherwise fierce, often unbearably immediate production. Full Review
Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com
Fiennes' crackerjack Coriolanus stays true to the clever, almost mean-spirited twists and turns of the story, and preserves the authentic flavor and texture of the language. Full Review
Betsy Sharkey
Los Angeles Times
If you give yourself over to that clash of style and sensibility, something magical happens as the power, the prescience and the precision of Shakespeare's words take hold of modern problems. Full Review
Claudia Puig
USA Today
Vanessa Redgrave nimbly plays Coriolanus' mother, Volumnia, a blend of formidable stage mother and a puppeteering power behind the throne. Full Review
David Edelstein
New York Magazine
Fiennes and Logan haven't made a definitive Coriolanus, but they've made a sensationally gripping one. They have the pulse of the play, its firm martial beats and its messy political clatter. They tell a damn good story. Full Review
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