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Ratings & Reviews

  1. Luis Pires's rating of the film Topsy-Turvy

    This was really sweet, great performances. Will need a rewatch later on in life.

  2. Christopher McQuain's rating of the film Topsy-Turvy

  3. Samuel Andrade's rating of the film Topsy-Turvy

  4. Kyle Knapp's rating of the film Topsy-Turvy

    Delightfully observant and detailed, and one of the most gorgeously outfitted films ever. The decision to have the actors perform their own music pays off hugely in ways I don't have room to go into here. The acting is simply out of this world; Broadbent once again delivers a masterpiece of a performance with seemingly no effort; Lesley Manville and the criminally underrated Shirley Henderson are both fantastic.

  5. Sthirabandhu's rating of the film Topsy-Turvy

    I found this to be an utterly enjoyable farce, surely a tribute to the era as much as G&S, as we'll as been a terrific parody, sumptuous viewing with great dialogue, tho yes a little over long. If there were time machines I'd love to visit London, Paris, Lyon, NYC & Mexico city at this point in time, bravo to the production.

  6. Peter Blake's rating of the film Topsy-Turvy

    Mike Leigh is one of my favorite directors, but I found this film a little disappointing, possibly due to it being so long. Some brilliant dialogue and performances though.

  7. raggiodisole's rating of the film Topsy-Turvy

    such a rich portrayal, a joy to watch. overlong but good entertainment.

  8. John Ferry's rating of the film Topsy-Turvy

    Fantastic film. Witty and charming throughout, great characterisation, visually sumptuous.

  9. Alix's rating of the film Topsy-Turvy

  10. film_lies101's rating of the film Topsy-Turvy

    I have little to no interest in Gilbert & Sullivan, but I found this enjoyable

  11. Rob Flicks's rating of the film Topsy-Turvy

    Delightful film, had no idea it was based on actual people. Yes it is long and seems to be mostly padding at first, but that's not the case. Great dialogue...

  12. joey Noodles's rating of the film Topsy-Turvy

    So many scenes that were unnecessary ruined this film

  13. Kelvane's rating of the film Topsy-Turvy

    Lovely cinema - full of nuance and language delights.

  14. Dominic Simard-Jean's rating of the film Topsy-Turvy

    Colors, colors, colors!!! Beautiful settings! Beautiful costumes! Beautiful characters! Beautiful acting! Beautiful film! That's a film that can be really grandiose and all, but also completly intimate in his characters examinations. Love the way Mike Leigh often focused on faces a lot, and how the actors were able to understand that, especially Jim Broadbent.

  15. Andrés Pff's rating of the film Topsy-Turvy

    i thought it was going to be a lot less boring...

  16. HobartLazaro's rating of the film Topsy-Turvy

    Awesome! Had to adjust during the 1st hour but after that all's good.

  17. Ethan Vestby's rating of the film Topsy-Turvy

    While the biopic story would seem to be restricting to Mike Leigh's typical improvisational style in that would require more of a structured screenplay than the efforts of the actors, it still feels as loose as any of his films. The compositions are still wonderfully Ozu-like but the setting also gives way for impressive mise-en-scene. Also, pretty damn hilarious and full of AMAZING facial hair.

  18. Charles Foster Kane's rating of the film Topsy-Turvy

    One of the finest movies about the theater ever made.

  19. Border Radio's rating of the film Topsy-Turvy

    Evokes the era successfully.

  20. .:BuNNii:.'s rating of the film Topsy-Turvy

    So boring.. what a disappointment

  21. Richmond Hill's rating of the film Topsy-Turvy

    An odd collision of Leigh and G&S. There's not much joy in the music or insight into the partnership. Instead a rather long application of Leigh's semi-improvised mode of operation plonked on top of something that feels immovable. Nothing is sacrosanct, but the lively zest of the Savoy Operas is in short supply here. The Story of Gilbert & Sullivan did it better despite 1950s British cinema timidity.

  22. Roscoe's rating of the film Topsy-Turvy

    Mike Leigh's masterpiece, a funny and moving film about Gilbert & Sullivan's creation of THE MIKADO. It repays repeat viewings like few other films.

  23. Robert Regan's rating of the film Topsy-Turvy

    A great putting-on-a-show film that focuses on people at work!