Seberg

critic Reviews

41% Rotten Tomatometer Score41%
  • Seberg's frustratingly superficial treatment of a fascinating true story does a disservice to its subject -- and Kristen Stewart's performance in the central role.
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    Pat BrownSlant Magazine
    Throughout, the filmmakers occlude the most fascinating and potentially powerful elements of Jean Seberg's history.
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    John AndersonWall Street Journal
    Obvious points are made repeatedly; characters spout slogans rather than naturalistic dialogue; dramatic payoffs feel unearned.
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    Robert AbeleLos Angeles Times
    By the end, Stewart is enough of a force to give Seberg's darkest moments their due, but it's too little, too late for the superficial soup that is the movie that bears her name.
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    Jeannette CatsoulisNew York Times
    A flawed and fascinating film about fame and martyrdom.
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    Travis HopsonPunch Drunk Critics
    Sadly, what's going to be lost is another great performance by Stewart in a film that few will see and less will remember.
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    Chris BumbrayJoBlo's Movie Emporium
    Makes the faux-pas of making Jean Seberg a supporting player in her own biopic.
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    Anthony LaneNew Yorker
    Seberg was that most benighted of creatures, the paranoiac who is dead right, and her fears are enshrined in Stewart's performance, at once twitchy and refined; notice how she touches her hairline, as if to check the lid of her head.
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    Mark DemetriusFILMINK (Australia)
    ...intelligently scripted and keeps relatively - if not rigorously - close to the facts. It's also quite engrossing, and Kirsten Stewart is excellent in a demanding role.
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    Alex ArabianFilm Inquiry
    Seberg gives viewers a peek behind the curtain into a politically divided time presciently reflective of today's society, and offers an iconic, tour de force performance from Stewart.
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    Monica ReidFar Out Magazine
    The film shows the reactions, the shock and humiliation, and the ultimate destruction, of sensitive people who had not yet become acquiescent to that kind of invasion.
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