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Peter's Friends Reviews

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July 24, 2018
Anyone else who is going to require a bit of preparatory jollying up should probably avoid this production.
March 29, 2020
What felt sincere and reassuring in 1992, seems indulgent and stilted today.
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
March 26, 2009
Many of the lines and the shadings brought to them by these expert performers are good for some laughs, and pic has plenty of energy, but it can't be taken as seriously as it wants to be.
March 19, 2003
Why does this genre endure, and why does it attract actors of the caliber of Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie, and Emma Thompson?
Full Review | Original Score: D+
December 29, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
Mostly a hodgepodge of stale show-biz stereotypes mixed with the brand of schmaltzy emotionalism that can be bought off the rack of any store on Rodeo Drive.
January 1, 2000
[Branagh] seems at sea, using stilted camera shots, dark and gloomy lighting and allowing the initially amusing proceedings to gradually sink into a morass of gooey melodramatics.
July 2, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
May 25, 2018
Only the most dedicated Anglophile with an unnatural devotion to the privileged classes could embrace "Peter's Friends" with unreserved fervor.
July 30, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
If film is basically a voyeuristric medium, then one of the questions that might be asked about "Peter's Friends" is: Would we like to be one of these friends, and attend such a reunion ourselves? I would.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
April 15, 2005
Great British comedy.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
January 24, 2006
A terrific ensemble, breath of fresh air for Branagh
| Original Score: 3/5
February 9, 2006
Most will guess the pay-off, but it's an amiable enterprise.
August 21, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
January 13, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
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