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Brooklyn Reviews

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June 27, 2020
Saoirse Ronan's stellar acting will transport you to the 50's and will make you fall in love with this beautiful love story. [Full review in Spanish]
January 10, 2020
A low-key tribute to the better angels of American nature.
January 2, 2020
Phenomenal performances from Saoirse Ronan and Emory Cohen help to elevate 1950s romantic drama Brooklyn in the 2015 adaptation.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
November 18, 2019
Brooklyn is sublime viewing; beautiful to look at and lovely to watch, with [Saoirse] Ronan presenting her most mature role to date.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 21, 2019
Full disclosure: I did not expect to cry so much during Brooklyn - the journey of one woman learning to navigate her place in the world.
April 19, 2019
Brooklyn is a beautiful film, in both presentation, with its lush cinematography, and delicate execution.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 17, 2019
It is a very sweet, lovely movie that I highly recommend.
Full Review | Original Score: A
April 8, 2019
Brooklyn actually harks back to the kind of escapist entertainment cinema offered in the 1950s. It's all rather lovely, if completely unchallenging.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 7, 2019
I was surprised at how enjoyable and skillfully made Brooklyn is: I cried when everyone else did and gasped when the rest of the audience did too, but in spite of its excellent art direction and affecting performances the film is mostly hokum.
January 16, 2019
It's a lovely piece of cinema, and one of the best movies of 2015 to date.
January 2, 2019
The look of 1950s Brooklyn and Ireland is beautiful-each glimpse more idyllic than the next to render the film a fairy tale of sorts...
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
January 2, 2019
There are no real words to describe how moving and emotionally satisfying this story is.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
October 10, 2018
An ode to homesickness and longing that also serves as an essential destination for theater-goers this Holiday season.
August 27, 2018
As Eilis Lacey, Saoirse Ronan carries this film so splendidly that in any year that was not so utterly Brie Larson's, it would be a crime not to give her every award; you can practically see her eyes changing colors with her moods.
August 27, 2018
a feast for the eyes
August 22, 2018
It's the ultimate love story, where a young woman finds that she must choose between two men and two very different lives. It's a film about identity and family obligation - and it's truly timeless.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
August 8, 2018
A rare feel-good romantic drama that finds something fresh in the most familiar places.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
March 28, 2018
[Director John] Crowley guides us through the narrative with precision but it's a performance-driven film and the ensemble cast, especially the chemistry between Ronan and Cohen, deserve any and all accolade.
January 10, 2018
[Brooklyn] goes back in time and deals with immigration in a very delicate manner, and without this subtlety detracting in any way from the importance of the film's subject.
December 3, 2017
Yes, we have seen this story countless times before, but the execution here is on-point and will warm your heart while simultaneously making you chuckle frequently
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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