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Revolutionary Road Review Critics


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  • 4.0

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  • 40

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    The movie is stifling, all right, and depressing in the bargain.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Kirk Honeycutt

    In "Virginia Woolf," George and Martha are locked into a symbiotic, disturbingly needy relationship that absolutely feed off their acidic battles. But for Revolutionary Road's Frank and April Wheeler, you wonder: Why don't they just get a divorce?

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    It's not quite up to the caliber of Richard Yates' novel, which is deeply nuanced and rich in subtext. But the performances are superb, and the film is beautifully shot.

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  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    The best thing about Revolutionary Road, a cool-blooded and disquieting adaptation of Richard Yates' 1961 novel about a powerfully unhappy Connecticut couple, is that it doesn't end with that rote vision of bourgeois anomie. It only begins there.

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