Christine
Christine (2016)

Rebecca Hall stars in director Antonio Campos' third feature film, CHRISTINE, the story of a woman who finds herself caught in the crosshairs of a spiraling personal life and career crisis. Christine, always the smartest person in the… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: October 14, 2016
DVD Release Date: February 14, 2017
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Critic Score
88%
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User Score
73%

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Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Rising on the strength of Rebecca Hall's gripping performance, Christine offers an empathetic look at its subject's public career and painful private life.

Richard Roeper
Chicago Sun-Times

Rebecca Hall gives one of the great performances of the year as the title character in Christine, an intense, stomach-churning, unblinking drama.

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Rafer Guzman
Newsday

A gripping, often agonizing character study with a tour de force performance by Rebecca Hall.

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Candice Frederick
Reel Talk Online

It's a haunting reflection on the hopefulness of feminism for the 1970s working woman, which is also uncomfortably effective. And while Christine's death is a part of the conclusion of the narrative, it doesn't define it.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

Something of a tour de force for star Rebecca Hall who, in keeping with the film's approach, does so much while seeming to do so little.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

"Christine" is based on true events, and I suspect it's all the more powerful if you don't know what happens at the end. I did, but the film still gripped me.

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Roe McDermott
Hot Press

Campos' deliberately still camerawork captures Christine's sense of discord, with the eerie calm of her surroundings emphasising her fitful depression.

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Scott Marks
San Diego Reader

You'll need a shield to help deflect all the irony director Antonio Campos and screenwriter Craig Shilowich throw before the camera.

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Tirdad Derakhshani
Philadelphia Inquirer

Rich in dramatic detail and psychological insight, the film approaches its protagonist with genuine concern.

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Jason Best
Movie Talk

Rebecca Hall's Christine is not someone you would rush up to hug. Smart and driven, she is also abrasive, pushy and socially inept - qualities that [she] embodies in her performance with immense technical skill and heartbreaking empathy.

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Flixster Audience Score: 73% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
With great writing, acting and direction comes superior entertainment. Solid movie making with insight, sensitivity and drama.
Stephen Skudlarek
A really interesting and tragic portrait of a deeply troubled woman.
Daniel Parsons
Christine = Network minus Broadcast News divided by Nightcrawler. Rebecca Hall has never been better.