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In every way, Miss Potter is a very beautiful thing. Read full review
Miss Potter, right to the end, is the definition of a "nice" movie, and that makes it a genuine oddball in a universe of increasingly distressed and uncivilized pop culture. Read full review
It is a lovely film for the holiday season, as well as afterward, and is reminiscent of "Finding Neverland," without the darker undercurrents. Read full review
With its lack of pretensions, Miss Potter is that rare breed of cinematic animal: a movie whose entire goal is to entertain and perhaps apply a gentle touch to the heart. Read full review
Maybe Miss Potter will be best appreciated on video when you will intuitively know when to turn it off. On the other hand, Potter's pastel illustrations, which often come to life to her and to the camera's eye, deserve the larger canvas. Tough call. Read full review
At 92 minutes, the film has the economy of a Potter story, but not the shapeliness or the zip. Read full review
A scenic, well-behaved account of Potter's life and times. Read full review
The problem confronting writer Richard Maltby Jr. and director Chris Noonan is that Potter lived a fairly uneventful life once you remove her success as an author. Read full review
The immediate problem with making a movie based on Potter's life is that it doesn't seem to have been very interesting. Read full review
This attractive, superficial stab at biography, with Renée Zellweger in the title role, is more concerned with a lonely woman's quest for acceptance and love than with an author's worldly achievements. Read full review
Zellweger seems uncomfortable
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