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  1. starless's rating of the film What Maisie Knew

  2. mpho3's rating of the film What Maisie Knew

    McGehee/Siegle's adaptation is less about the travails of divorce per se, and specifically about "the erosion of innocence in the midst of plenty," as Boston Globe's Ty Burr put it. Further, "it catalogs the many insults, small and large, against Maisie’s faith in the adult world." Well paced and supported by performances that hit all the right notes across the board, most especially Aprlle, who was only 6! Loved it.

  3. blyniukas's rating of the film What Maisie Knew

    Turns sour on the palate with twee predictability.

  4. Elle Johnston's rating of the film What Maisie Knew

  5. Dylan Vernall's rating of the film What Maisie Knew

    Bloody parents aye? Who needs em!

  6. bogdann's rating of the film What Maisie Knew

  7. Daniel Roque's rating of the film What Maisie Knew

    Ugh, so shallow and tedious. Maisie has some creepy side eyes, I was hopping all along for a horror plot twist... it didn't happen. Also, Julianne Moore doesn't convince as a rockstar.

  8. Andrew Miller's rating of the film What Maisie Knew

    Only superficially connected to the sublime James novel, but the central performance is astonishing.

  9. Elena Lazic's rating of the film What Maisie Knew

  10. Bizy's rating of the film What Maisie Knew

  11. Alex Gonçalves's rating of the film What Maisie Knew

    Better than Henry James's novel.

  12. Diniella's rating of the film What Maisie Knew

    Maisie knows plenty......

  13. Jorge Mourinha's rating of the film What Maisie Knew

    Stuck between the devil and the deep blue sea.

  14. Carlos Filipe Freitas's rating of the film What Maisie Knew

    Amongst all this mess involving parents and stepparents, “What Maisie Knew” shows some sensitivity and worth essentially due to the solid performances. Review and Rating: http://alwayswatchgoodmovies.blogspot.com/2013/07/what-maisie-knew-2012.html

  15. Annie Gentil-Kraatz's rating of the film What Maisie Knew

    I watched this DVD a few days ago and enjoyed it. A little girl is going through the complex relationships between her parents and step parents and it is moving to see how her actual self obsessed genitors do not care for her the way they should. Good acting!

  16. jimmymarkum's rating of the film What Maisie Knew

    I found it hard to detect a single good thing here. Maybe the effort to make the story sound modern was too strong (considering it's a novel written in 1897!-by H James) or the film was too self-explanatory when in the end was almost pointing to a way of putting the examined issue into the right perspective, But In terms of performances I'd say good it was overall. And still the little girl won the 'race' by a mile!

  17. John H. Nomedal's rating of the film What Maisie Knew

    Too sugarcoated for my taste, the idea is kind of interesting.

  18. Mathieu Verbeeck's rating of the film What Maisie Knew

    An emotional drama in which a kind-hearted six-year-old girl slowly begins to understand the complexity of her mother and father’s dysfunctional relationship - guided by a superb cast! | ✮✮✮✮

  19. Chris B's rating of the film What Maisie Knew

    Aprile, Moore and Coogan were top notch. Maybe its just me, but the cutesy, music box flavored music annoyed me. I found it distracting in an otherwise very solid movie. When music is used like this, it adds an unnecessary and manipulative layer to scenes that are strong enough alone without you being reminded that this is an innocent child being subjected to the ill behavior of 2 incredibly irresponsible parents.

  20. Thomas Frovin's rating of the film What Maisie Knew

  21. Robert Regan's rating of the film What Maisie Knew

    There have been a lot of talented children in movies during the last thirty years or so, many more than in the thirties through the fifties. Onata Aprile is one of the best. This is her picture!

  22. Matt Richards's rating of the film What Maisie Knew

    A very solid and gentle look at the complexities of human relationships as seen through the eyes of a child caught between two parents rapidly drifting apart. Cliche-free performances coupled with direction that avoids sentimentality in several touching key scenes elevate this domestic drama and provide ample opportunity to reflect on the ego, selfishness and possession. 3.5 stars

  23. DocNYz's rating of the film What Maisie Knew

    Very well acted and directed; nothing life-changing however. Overall solid and worth seeing, sometimes the suggestions and hints towards darkness and the fear of the potential disasters are more powerful than everything actually going drastically wrong.