Critic scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.
Driver's tough core of honesty and wit is bewitching. So's the movie. Read full review
Circle of Friends is heartwarming and poignant, a love story that glows with intelligence and feeling. Read full review
Driver, who is padded but not fat, is an actress with self-possession to spare. Her looks defy conventional rules about modern beauty, but the directness of her gaze and the honesty of her smile make it difficult to look anywhere else when she is on screen. Read full review
As Benny, [Driver] nudges the film out of its few valleys of smarm, making Circle of Friends a heartfelt love letter to circles of friends everywhere. Read full review
As Benny, a small- town Irish teenager in the '50s who goes off to university in Dublin, Minnie Driver has a touchingly awkward prettiness. Her jaw may be as square as a picture frame, but her smile lights her up from within. Read full review
This unashamedly old-fashioned coming-of-age story is nothing new, but remains highly watchable nevertheless. Read full review
Despite its glaring obviousness, this is charming enough to captivate the viewer, producing unexpectedly strong female characters and faultless attention to detail. Read full review
Young Benny has a nice smile, and she and Jack seem like pleasant people, but in the end (and in the beginning and in the middle) it's hard to get worked up about them. Read full review
Circle has a wit and warmth that makes something as glibly contemporary as Reality Bites seem trite and toothless. [15 Mar 1995, Pg.06.D] Read full review
From that point on, the movie becomes distressingly predictable, with nary a surprise to be found. Read full review
Be the first to rate
Fandango, the ultimate movie ticketing destination, is your source for movie tickets and movie times. Know before you go to the theater, watch HD movie trailers and videos in the highest quality available. Find movie reviews, theater listings, and detailed information about new and upcoming films. If you're interested in DVDs, visit our DVD section for reviews, movie photos, trailers, and more.
Copyright © 2014 Fandango. All rights reserved. Your Personal Box Office