Seberg

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  • 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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    Lael LoewensteinFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    [Kristen Stewart] is well cast and the costumes are great. I just didn't think it was a particularly well-written film.
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    Tim CogshellFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    Miss Stewart is just extraordinary... She inhabits this performance.
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    Erick EstradaCinegarage
    We have a very cold movie, very distant, very passive, that doesn't risk, and ends up being very little purposeful. [Full Review in Spanish]
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    Peter TraversRolling Stone
    Whatever the flaws in this wobbly tale of the FBI's persecution of actress Jean Seberg, the body-and-soul performance of Kristen Stewart is not one of them. Stewart reminds us of Seberg's once vibrant strength and defiance and stands up for her truth.
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    Abygai PenaBust Magazine
    Seberg doesn't get Jean Seberg's story quite right.
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    Monica CastilloRogerEbert.com
    However well-intentioned the effort to unearth Seberg's legacy and open this shameful chapter in American History, the movie's simplistic approach doesn't quite do her memory justice.
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    Joey MagidsonHollywood News
    Kristen Stewart is phenomenal here, though ultimately not able to save "Seberg" from being a disappointment.
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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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