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Don't Bore Us, Get to the Chorusnew

Time-hopping British romance lands only on the tedious years.
Orlando Weekly  |  Juston Strout  |  08-19-2011  |  Reviews

'An Education' is a Coming-of-Age Romance with an Effectively Creepy Feelnew

My biggest problem with horror movies is that I do like scary movies, and I just don't find horror films to be very scary. But An Education is terrifying. It's the most effectively frightening film I've seen since that Larry King/Tom DeLay sex video was accidentally shown on Oprah.
Tucson Weekly  |  James DiGiovanna  |  11-11-2009  |  Reviews

1960s Period Piece 'An Education' Gets Good Marks, as Does Star Carey Mulligannew

Danish director Lone Scherfig's movie is something of a deceptively packaged Oscar-season bonbon -- a seemingly benign, classily directed year-I-became-a-woman nostalgia trip that conceals a surprisingly tart, morally ambiguous center.
L.A. Weekly  |  Scott Foundas  |  10-09-2009  |  Reviews

'An Education' is an Absorbing and Evocative Exploration of Womanhood

Danish director Lone Scherfig impeccably captures her film's early '60s cold war British setting with glorious attention to detail.
City Pulse  |  Cole Smithey  |  10-05-2009  |  Reviews

Filmmaker Lone Scherfig Transcends Naturalismnew

Danish filmmaker Lone Scherfig bests the storytelling qualities of her sweet-natured, romantic comedy Italian for Beginners with her first English-language film, the engrossing, comic drama "Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself."
Cincinnati CityBeat  |  Steve Ramos  |  08-07-2004  |  Reviews

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