Anna Kareninna

By lwmsmd58
Written September 19, 2014
Really disappointing for Knightley fans. The juxtapostion of stage and film was distracting and made a compelling story seem like a bad dream. The period effects were wasted on the unreal, bizarre presentation. There was no real chemistry between Anna and Vronsky, either. I almost fell asleep during the afternoon matinee and found myself checking my watch as to when it would end.
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A Stunningly Smart Film

By Film-girlly
Written April 18, 2015
This movie was exceptional. It was a play within a movie. The sets were creative and alluring. The acting was top shelf. The costumes and jewelry were unbeliievable. I loved this film from start to finish. If you read the book you will love the movie!
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Ugh

By fannn
Written October 20, 2014
Really difficult to sit through. Plodding and wandering. Took awhile to figure out the supporting characters. Keira Knightly is lovely to look at but there is no chemistry or passion or anything to grab onto with her lover. The story is so convoluted that I was tempted to walk out after 30 min., but i stuck it out.
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anna karenina

By marycaseycc
Written January 30, 2015
The most beautiful movie I have seen this season. Very very special....great acting......everything about it will show your real movie making that takes you on a trip back in time and book.
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Not so sexy Vronsky!

By Nana Rabbit
Written January 30, 2015
Beautifully staged, with an operatic feel. Knightly and Law do a wonderful job but the casting of Taylor-Johnson was off the mark. Vronsky is supposed to be the man Anna would risk all for but Taylor-Johnson's effete young soldier didn't inspire passion as much as puzzlement. Why would Anna throw everything away for him? A little hard to follow at times, it helps if one has read the book.
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