Big Eyes

Big Eyes

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Big Eyes

Tim Burton directs the biographical drama of painter Margaret Keane (Amy Adams), set in the 1950s. Follows her success as an artist, and eventual legal issues with her husband (Christoph Waltz) who takes credit for her work in the 1960s. From the scriptwriters of Ed Wood, Man on the Moon and The People vs. Larry Flynt.

Best Actress (Comedy/Musical) for Adams, Golden Globes 2015
2014Rating: M106 minsUSA
DramaTrue Story & Biography
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Reviews & comments

Variety

Variety

press

This relatively straightforward dramatic outing for Tim Burton is too broadly conceived to penetrate the mystery at the heart of the Keanes’ unhappy marriage

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Total Film

Total Film

press

[Waltz is] more caricature than character, and Burton proves unable to harness his energy as well as Tarantino did.

3.0
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Time Out

Time Out

press

Burton lets Waltz run wild, sucking the air out of every scene with his hysterics, and the always-endearing Adams is left looking like a rabbit in the headlights.

2.0
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The Guardian

The Guardian

press

This movie wants to be an oil painting, but ends up being more of a mass-produced, though good-quality print.

3.0
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The Dissolve

The Dissolve

press

Big Eyes contains comedy and tragedy, too, but they pair much less agreeably here, in part because each of the film’s two protagonists belongs much more to one world than the other.

3.0
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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Exerts an enjoyably eccentric appeal while also painting a troubling picture of male dominance and female submissiveness a half-century ago.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

press

Despite its sharp feminist sting, Big Eyes never loses its light touch.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Tim Burton’s return to real-life storytelling is entertaining but flawed.

3.0
0

A good bio-pic tells more than just the story of an interesting person. It portrays them in the broader context of their era in ways that offer insight into human nature. Among the most recognisable motifs of the 1950’s are paintings of mournfully cute children with exaggerated large round eyes. They became known as the ‘big-eyed waifs’ created by artist...

3.0
0

I really don't want to see these paintings...

1.0
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Variety

Variety

press

This relatively straightforward dramatic outing for Tim Burton is too broadly conceived to penetrate the mystery at the heart of the Keanes’ unhappy marriage

0
Total Film

Total Film

press

[Waltz is] more caricature than character, and Burton proves unable to harness his energy as well as Tarantino did.

3.0
0
Time Out

Time Out

press

Burton lets Waltz run wild, sucking the air out of every scene with his hysterics, and the always-endearing Adams is left looking like a rabbit in the headlights.

2.0
0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

This movie wants to be an oil painting, but ends up being more of a mass-produced, though good-quality print.

3.0
0
The Dissolve

The Dissolve

press

Big Eyes contains comedy and tragedy, too, but they pair much less agreeably here, in part because each of the film’s two protagonists belongs much more to one world than the other.

3.0
0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Exerts an enjoyably eccentric appeal while also painting a troubling picture of male dominance and female submissiveness a half-century ago.

0
Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

press

Despite its sharp feminist sting, Big Eyes never loses its light touch.

0
Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Tim Burton’s return to real-life storytelling is entertaining but flawed.

3.0
0

A good bio-pic tells more than just the story of an interesting person. It portrays them in the broader context of their era in ways that offer insight into human nature. Among the most recognisable motifs of the 1950’s are paintings of mournfully cute children with exaggerated large round eyes. They became known as the ‘big-eyed waifs’ created by artist...

3.0
0

I really don't want to see these paintings...

1.0
0