Seberg

critic Reviews

39% Rotten Tomatometer Score39%
  • Seberg's frustratingly superficial treatment of a fascinating true story does a disservice to its subject -- and Kristen Stewart's performance in the central role.
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    CJ JohnsonFilm Mafia
    On paper this film had every possibility of working ... [but] the dialogue is excruciating, and it makes the actors saying it look bad ... Watching Seberg is to become increasingly disheartened, as it strays deeper into bathos, incredulity and cliché.
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    David StrattonThe Australian
    Seberg is played by Kristen Stewart, and thanks to sterling work by the costume and make-up department she looks more like Seberg than you might have imagined...
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    David 'Mad Dog' BradleyAdelaide Review
    Not really a biopic because it handles only a short time in Jean's life from 1968 onward, this makes its subject something of a Hollywood martyr and strains for relevancy to the point of awkwardness.
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    James CrootStuff.co.nz
    Another terrific showcase for the talented Stewart.
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    Luke GoodsellABC News (Australia)
    What's left is an oddly muted simulation that works more as a refraction of its current star than its historical subject.
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    Francesca RudkinNew Zealand Herald
    A stronger focus on Seberg may have made for a more satisfying film.
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    Jim Schembri3AW
    As well as looking every inch the part, Stewart does a solid job charting the slow, painful descent of a popular actress who is hounded to deeper and deeper levels of desperation and paranoia.
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    Paul ByrnesSydney Morning Herald
    It's an indulgent picture, a performance in search of a vehicle, a feat of set-dressing rather than the engrossing drama Jean Seberg deserved.
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    Peter GrayThe AU Review
    Still manages to command attention - flaws and all - thanks to the sublime work of [Kristen] Stewart
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    Andiee PaviourNobody's Reading This But Me
    Kristen Stewart's fine-tuned performance is as forthright and aware as actress Jean Seberg was politically and romantically fearless.
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