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  • It's Dench, showing how faith and hellraising can reside in the same woman, who makes Philomena moving and memorable. show more

  • Philomena is a wiser movie than it seems, with much to say about justice and forgiveness and the healing of wounds over time. Actually, it says next to nothing about any of those things, just implies its messages with a light hand. show more

  • Mr. Coogan, lavishly talented as a comic, and a comic actor, is fairly monotonous in the mostly serious role he wrote for himself. That leaves Ms. Dench to carry the picture, which she does, up to a point, with her usual delicacy and grace. show more

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  • May 02, 2014 jacquejo
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    Judi Dench is very special

  • March 08, 2014 citibigbucks
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    AS usual, short review. Great acting,great photography, but alas,the story is boring. Two stars.

  • February 25, 2014 ssass3101
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    Great Movie!

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