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Factory Girl Reviews

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November 21, 2019
Captain Mauzner's screenplay never really gives much insight into Sedgwick as a person, leaving more questions about the person than answers. Still, Factory Girl is worth a look if only to see Miller and Pearce.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
May 8, 2017
Never gets past the superficial.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
August 27, 2009
Far less insight than the flattest of E! True Hollywood Story segments
November 6, 2008
In Factory Girl, a jumbled account of the short life and photogenic hard times of the first Andy Warhol superstar, Edie Sedgwick, Sienna Miller makes Sedgwick into an archetypal over-confident blond with a mannered young Kathleen Turner croak.
May 2, 2008
Summing up a complex human being in two hours is like an MTV spot about Nelson Mandela cut to a Kanye West track. We don't really get to know Sedgwick at all.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
October 22, 2007
True story of drugs and sex is for adults only.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
August 11, 2007
As a bio-pic, Factory Girl is limited, but as a snapshot of Sedgwick and Warhol's fiery relationship, there is much to fascinate us.
June 25, 2007
Factory Girl is an effective evocation of a particular slice of recent history. The film benefits from Miller's turn as Edie, an everything-but-the-kitchen-sink performance that takes the poor girl from the heights and highs of fame to the depths and doom
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 7, 2007
As a biography of Edie Sedgwick, it's pretty near worthless, but as an evocation of both the glamour and the horror of the Factory, it's as seductive as Andy himself.
April 20, 2007
les écrits de Mauzner n'arrivent malheureusement pas à rendre justice, voire même à ajouter le moindre commentaire critique, à leur source d'inspiration
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
March 30, 2007
Spoilt, rich, posh, vacuous and fame-obsessed - who better to play Edie Sedgwick? If she's acting or not, Miller is brilliant. Just a shame the film is so shallow too.
| Original Score: 3/5
March 16, 2007
Edie Sedgwick's story is sad, but never appears important or interesting.
March 16, 2007
It's Sienna Miller's star that shines brightest in this heartbreaking cautionary tale.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
March 16, 2007
Miller is a genuine surprise as the damaged star. But the film leaves her very much as it finds her: a clueless naive.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
March 16, 2007
Sienna Miller brings bright eyes and shapeshifting commitment to a script that doesn't always deserve it.
| Original Score: 2/5
March 16, 2007
Sienna Miller guarantees herself a bit more than 15 minutes with a strong performance in an otherwise dazed and confused film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 16, 2007
Kudos to Miller for her touching portrayal of a doomed icon. A shame the film's as substantial as one of Warhol's silver flotations.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 16, 2007
There's no real need for Factory Girl; just go pick up that copy of Heat.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
March 16, 2007
In all it's an unconvincing portrait, and as the Dylan clone says, "Empty, like one of those cans of soup..."
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
March 15, 2007
Sienna Miller is perfectly cast but the script barely scratches the surface and you never really get inside any of the characters.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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