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Still Alice

Lists: Drama

Brief Synopsis: "Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a devastating diagnosis, Alice and her family find their bonds tested."

Overall Ranking: 946 (Rank from 2014: # 47)


Rating:
78.82
Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)
80.63

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 41.18%
Regular 47.06%
Half-Popped 11.76%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%




 


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
Gorgon Reviews97(full review)
David Baruffi97 - The review is incomplete
(full review)
Sober Film Critic James Brown88 - In this emotionally intricate turn on the big screen as this fragile butterfly, thespian Julianne Moore does indeed master the art of losing.
(full review)
CinemaVisitor Erik85
Minnesota Man85 - A film of grace and dignity, led by future Best Actress Oscar winner Moore.
(full review)
Le Anne of Tinsel And Tine84 - She has a loving husband, John, also a professor (Alec Baldwin) and 3 adult children who are in good places in their lives - eldest daughter, Anna (Kate Bosworth) is ready to start a family, their son Tom (Hunter Parrish) is in med school, and youngest Lydia (Kristen Stewart) is in LA with dreams of becoming an actress. Alice and John raised their family in a nice, above average, but homey house. For instance, instead of a toothbrush holder, they use a tall coffee mug in the bathroom. The family also has a house at the beach. It all seems like the time in life when you can finally coast and enjoy the ride... But for Alice that ride is a road to early onset Alzheimer's.
(full review)
Rewatch: 6
Bryan Lienesch84 - Both dark and uplifting, 'Still Alice' doesn't hold anything back emotionally.
Comedy: 2
Sex Appeal: 3
Scary: 6
Rewatch: 5
Dan O'Neill80(full review)
FilmHamster80(full review)
Sean Kelly80(full review)
Paul's Trip To The Movies80(full review)
Often Off Topic Allie Adkins80(full review)Comedy: 0
Sex Appeal: 0
Scary: 0
Rewatch: 0
Fast Film Reviews Mark Hobin70(full review)
Citizen Charlie70(full review)
Stewart Hoffman70(full review)
Movie Waffler Eric Hillis60(full review)
Lucien of Buzz Hub50(full review)



People Involved

  • Kristen Stewart (Lydia Howland)
  • Julianne Moore (Dr. Alice Howland)
  • Kate Bosworth (Anna)
  • Hunter Parrish (Tom Howland)
  • Alec Baldwin (Dr. John Howland)
  • Victoria Cartagena (Prof. Hooper)
  • Erin Darke (Jenny)
  • Shane McRae (Charlie)
  • Stephen Kunken (Dr. Benjamin)
  • Eha Urbsalu (Alice Howlands Mother)
  • Cat Lynch (Pinkberry Worker)
  • Richard Glatzer (Director)