Seberg

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  • 4 of 5 stars
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    Great story anda acting
  • 5 of 5 stars
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    A story of abuse of power.
  • 5 of 5 stars
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    i loved it,wished it was more of it
  • 3 of 5 stars
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    Good. A little slow moving.
  • 2.5 of 5 stars
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    On paper, "Seberg", the story of a movie star targeted by the government during the civil rights movement should work really well. You have an excellent cast of fan favorites, an interesting story with a lot of angles, and a throwback period that's played well in other recent successes. Unfortunately, something got missed in the editing room, resulting in a big missed opportunity. Kristen Stewart stars as Jean Seberg, a movie star and financial supporter of the Black Panther party who lands on the radar of the FBI after becoming involved with one of their members, Hakim Jamal (played by Anthony Mackie). The government in an effort to try to derail the movement, spies on the romance and uses it against her in a sequence that begins to tear Seberg's life apart. I'm going to start with the good first because this really should have been a stronger film. The supporting cast includes Vince Vaughn, Zazie Beets (Atlanta, Deadpool), and Stephen Root (Barry) all putting in good work. Director Benedict Andrews also makes gives us a good looking movie with a great late 60's, early 70's vibe that plays well, from Hollywood mansions to FBI bunkers. It just needed to get put together correctly, and that didn't happen. After getting us off to a strong start, the second half of the film just falls apart and things just stop making sense. We're not given enough background on why characters are behaving the way they do and when it comes time to resolve this entire story, the conclusion doesn't do enough to answer all of our questions and wrap things up correctly. It's not a bad film, but it's also not anything above average, which is unfortunate because you get the feeling that Kristen Stewart was really trying to take it to the next level here and wins some trophies. Maybe next time.
  • 2 of 5 stars
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    Interesting story about how our government can ruin someones livelihood and reputation. Characters never fully developed, there were unresolved plot lines and generally slow moving pace. Somewhat vague representation of life in the late 60s - 70s. Id recommend YouTube video to get a better feel for Jean Seberg and her story.
  • 2.5 of 5 stars
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    It was very choppy. It was hard to make sense of what was going on, especially if you didnt know the teal story before seeing the movie.
  • 3.5 of 5 stars
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    I felt it was more like a docudrama, felt bad for Seberg, I clearly remember that era, I didn't know anything about this person my wife and I took and chance when we bought tickets to this movie we were pleasantly surprised. We enjoyed it.
  • 4 of 5 stars
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    I really liked this movie. The reviews were so bad I almost didn’t go. We met another couple leaving who also liked it and almost didn’t go but we’re glad, as we were that we, did go. . Yet this movie was so interesting and Kristen Stewart (who I don’t particularly care for) was really good in it. The true story itself was the winner as Hoover was out of control (possibly out of his mind) did all in his power to ruin her because she was essentially a philanthropist. Hoover just hated that her philanthropy extended to the Black Panthers and other Black Grass Roots Organizations who now would be called Black Lives Matter. An always timely subject—I would not dismiss this movie. it. Civil rights takes twists and turns through History and this was a movie star’s little twist through history.
  • 3 of 5 stars
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    An earnest and beautiful film about a really interesting actress but the story just wasn't as interesting as it should have been.