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The Company Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 4.0
    73

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 80

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    Clearly Mr. Altman was enthralled by the company's work process, an alchemy through which sweat and muscularity on the rehearsal-room floor become exquisite abstractions on stage. His pleasure is infectious.

  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Kirk Honeycutt

    A wonderfully vivid and engaging theatrical experience.

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  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    The key to The Company is the quiet, focused rapture of Neve Campbell, who formally trained in ballet and performed all of her on-screen dances. The tranquil delight she takes in her body becomes its own eloquent form of acting.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Why did it take me so long to see what was right there in front of my face -- that The Company is the closest that Robert Altman has come to making an autobiographical film?

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For Families provided by Common Sense Media

OK for kids 13+

Excellent look at what goes into creating ballet.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this movie has some strong language, locker-room nudity, and sexual references and situations. There are tense scenes and injuries. Characters drink and smoke.

  • Families can talk about the commitment required for the dancers and the people who run the company.

What to watch for
  • violence false0

    Violence: Some tense scenes.

  • sex false3

    Sex: Sexual references and situations, nudity.

  • language false3

    Language: Some strong language.

  • consumerism false0

    Consumerism: Not an issue

  • drugsalcoholtobacco false3

    Drinking, drugs and smoking: Drinking, smoking.

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