• Sylvia (2003) Rating & Reviews

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  • Paltrow looks glam even in death, which only supports the notion, raised by Plath’s daughter Frieda Hughes, that the movie would be about a "Sylvia Suicide Doll." Good call. show more

  • Despite an exceptional performance by Paltrow, whose Plath is a layer cake of infinite intelligence and bottomless need, Jeffs' film is an icy affair lacking the fever of Plath's and Hughes' poems. show more

  • The movie doesn't shed much light on their famously contentious marriage. Instead, it spreads gloom all around.

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