Critic scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.
Everything works miraculously here, making Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky one of the most bountiful experiences of the year. Read full review
Offers two hours of luxury and loveliness, music and art, and a bit of sexually charged madness, too. Read full review
For at least a half hour, Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky is a brilliant and exciting film and seems almost sure to be one of the best of 2010. Then it becomes simply good. Then it becomes merely interesting. And then, about 15 minutes before the finish, it becomes dull and interminable. Read full review
Unlike last year's "Coco Before Chanel," in which Audrey Tautou played a warmer, kinder spirit, Mouglais presents her character as steely and unbending, a woman who has built her empire on her terms and refuses to abdicate the slightest control on her life. Read full review
Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky concerns a love affair between two irresistible forces who have never met an immovable object before. Read full review
There are so many guilty pleasures here that it's amazing the film is as good as it is. The passions feel real, the roles are fully inhabited and the art speaks for itself. Read full review
Despite an admirable mastery of both Russian and French, Mikkelsen has no shot at making a proud (Russian!) musical genius a believably lovesick puppy. Read full review
Getting two biographies on the same person in such a short window is unusual. What's even more unusual is that both suffer from the same flaw. Read full review
Where the film fails, ironically, is in the central love affair. Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen is undeniably gifted, but his Stravinsky is a blank, stoic presence only comfortable at a piano. Read full review
The movie, by Dutch director Jan Kounen, is all surfaces, set pieces, Significant Looks, and voguing -- the same strictures Chanel and Stravinsky sought to bust. 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 © 2013 Fandango. All rights reserved. Your Personal Box Office