"Chappaquiddick" is a political thriller that unveils the true story of what is described as the seven most dramatic days of Senator Ted Kennedy's life.
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Based on 17 Chappaquiddick Cinema reviews, Chappaquiddick gets an average Cinema review score of 69. The score for all versions is 69 based on a total of 17 reviews.
Chappaquiddick is a smart, damning take on an American tragedy573d ago
Whether or not events actually unfolded this way, the story the film tells is an interesting and complicated character study, with something to say about the corrosive effects o...573d ago
Jason Clarke impresses as the last Kennedy brother, whose reputation never recovered following the death of a young supporter in murky circumstances573d ago
A meticulous docudrama rivetingly recounts the tragic car accident and its aftermath — an event of criminal negligence and cover-up — that defined the life of Sen. Edward M. Ken...573d ago
The Kennedys won’t be watching this one on movie night.573d ago
Chappaquiddick retells a Kennedy scandal in the style of a David Fincher procedural573d ago
The result is a film that can make a point without turning it into a sermon.573d ago
Recreation of a historical accident and its aftermath turns a political legacy into a complex moral free-fall573d ago
Look no further than Olivia Thirlby’s character’s reaction to Mary Jo’s death to know why Ted never saw a cell.573d ago
In a way, the film is a portrait of grief (Bobby Kennedy had been assassinated just a year prior), but it’s not without instances of dark humor: When a staffer says Teddy “looks...573d ago
As it stands, “Chappaquiddick” is a reminder that while Camelot had its fair share of tragedy, none of the Kennedys were angels — but we already knew that, right?573d ago
“Chappaquiddick” can be summed up by one of the first sentences uttered by Edward “Ted” Kennedy (Aussie actor Jason Clarke) after escaping from a sunken car that he drove off a ...573d ago
This look back at the tragic death of Mary Jo Kopechne unflinchingly examines political privilege and media manipulation573d ago
A retelling of Teddy Kennedy’s infamous car crash declines to take sides.573d ago
Chappaquiddick Makes You Want to Know What Ted Kennedy Was Really Thinking573d ago
Chappaquiddick misses that target. But it’s a fairly intriguing mixture of strengths and weaknesses, a case of a sharp cast and a careful director toning up a script best descri...573d ago
John Curran's drama focuses on the 1969 incident when Senator Ted Kennedy (Jason Clarke) drove off a bridge, causing the death of campaign worker Mary Jo Kopechne (Kate Mara).573d ago
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