Rebecca

critic Reviews

, 55% Rotten Tomatometer Score
  • Ben Wheatley's Rebecca remake is ravishing to behold, but it never quite gets to the heart of the classic source material -- or truly justifies its own existence.
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    Angelica Jade BastiénNew York Magazine/Vulture
    The leads set the tone for this unfortunate waste of time, heralding a series of issues that reflect poorly not only on this ugly retread but on much of Hollywood's recent output as a whole.
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    Hannah WoodheadLittle White Lies
    Probably shouldn't have went to Manderley again.
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    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle
    James's performance... awakens viewers to the realization that, whatever else "Rebecca" may be, it's the story of a woman coming into her own.
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    Sheila O'MalleyRogerEbert.com
    Treating Rebecca as a traditional period piece romance-melodrama doesn't go at all far enough.
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    Kevin MaherTimes (UK)
    It's a film, alas, of terrible choices, misfired scenes, thematic padding and needless revisions.
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    Caryn JamesBBC.com
    The film sleepwalks through scenes meant to be tense.
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    Aly CavinessMidwest Film Journal
    "Rebecca" is a perfect adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's novel until it suddenly isn't.
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    Mark KermodeKermode & Mayo's Film Review
    A completely different beast...the central character has more agency over her own fate...the key to enjoying it as much as you can is taking the Hitchcock expectations and getting them out of the way...
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    Pete HammondDeadline Hollywood Daily
    Armie Hammer and Lily James in remake that won't be winning any Oscars like the Hitchcock original did, but still has its moments.
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    Cynthia VinneyCBR
    Netflix's Rebecca stays true to the original story while thankfully limiting the infantilization of the main character and emphasizing and filling out events in a way that wouldn't have been possible 80 years ago.
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