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  1. Duncan Gray's rating of the film The Color Purple

    I put off seeing this because I was sure Spielberg wasn't right for the material. And he's not, but he did create something of value: a classicist Old Hollywood-style film about a community/experience that Old Hollywood could never focus on so directly. It's like a Technicolor Ford film down to the rambunctious locals, but it embraces modernity instead of resisting it. If only it felt more passionate than dutiful.

  2. jo's rating of the film The Color Purple

    someone stop the music

  3. bonucci's rating of the film The Color Purple

  4. FISCHER's rating of the film The Color Purple

    Quel est le propos de Spielberg dans cette oeuvre qui narre avec aisance et brio, l'histoire de deux soeurs noires des Etats-Unis entre 1908 et 1937. La misère et l'exploitation de la condition féminine noire semblent, dans ce film n'avoir aucune connotation réelle et politique avec les problèmes raciaux et les relations de force avec le Blanc, mais qu'une histoire "interne" entre Noirs. www.cinefiches.com

  5. Nachtreich's rating of the film The Color Purple

  6. James Mackin's rating of the film The Color Purple

    Another serious Spielberg movie that is pretty good. Whoopi Goldberg is actually a pretty good actress, but it's weird she won the Oscar for Ghost.

  7. Andreea Nagy's rating of the film The Color Purple

    "The more things change, the more they stay the same."

  8. Zac Weber's rating of the film The Color Purple

    I can't help but feel this would have been a far better film if made by a black director. The melodramatic music ruins so many scenes, and the tone of the film oddly waffles between stark tragedy to kitschy comedy. On the positive side, Danny Glover demands the audiences attention in almost every scene, and there's no denying the powerful dinner sequence where Celie finally speaks without fear.

  9. ammar's rating of the film The Color Purple

  10. RoRoRoro's rating of the film The Color Purple

  11. Merekkio's rating of the film The Color Purple

  12. Polly Dee's rating of the film The Color Purple

    Need to watch this movie again, but I remember being in shock when I saw it a few years back, it was so good.

  13. Dogukan4Ever's rating of the film The Color Purple

    1985, dir. STEVEN SPIELBERG - 7.5/10 (USA)

  14. Kelley Dong's rating of the film The Color Purple

  15. DaisyJ's rating of the film The Color Purple

  16. Inês M Almeida's rating of the film The Color Purple

    " I think it pisses God off when you walk by the color purple in a field and don't notice it."

  17. richardlawrn's rating of the film The Color Purple

  18. Francesco Tonelli's rating of the film The Color Purple

  19. THE APOLL0's rating of the film The Color Purple

  20. Tigrão's rating of the film The Color Purple

    some wonderful moments. But the beginning and the Quincy Jones music spoil it at some beautiful scenes which would be so powerful with no music at all !!!

  21. Nelson Núñez's rating of the film The Color Purple

    Durante años estuve sacándole el cuerpo a esta película porque me temía algo realmente abominable. En efecto, el maniqueísmo de los personajes llega a hacerse pesado (casi todos los hombres son retratados como tipos abusivos, desalmados e idiotas, mientras las mujeres tienen más espesor y complejidad), pero Spielberg demuestra su genio en muchas secuencias resueltas de modo sutil e indirecto.

  22. Anderson De Gazon's rating of the film The Color Purple

    A Spielberg masterpiece. Beautifully lit, great art direction, performed with passion and wit.

  23. Andraluz's rating of the film The Color Purple

    amazing music, amazing Whoopi

  24. Ghostman's rating of the film The Color Purple

    Doesn't hold up very well, even dramatically and tonally off at times. Spielberg, why do you feel the need to whitewash history all the time? For real, so homophobic what he did here. Not cool. He should have waited five years and asked Spike Lee or Julie Dash to do it and produce it or something. Of course Spielberg had to take the glory of it all.

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