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May 27, 2016 While the visual presentation of "The Dresser" may be somewhat lacking in sparks, it more than makes up for that with the undeniably fiery and entertaining turns from both Hopkins and McKellen.Read in Source
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May 30, 2016 Thoughtful and thrilling in spite of its modest external appearances, The Dresser finds two of our finest thespians at the peak of their powers.Read in Source
May 27, 2016 When a production features Ian McKellen, Anthony Hopkins, Emily Watson, and Sarah Lancashire from Happy Valley, great expectations are quite in order. I was not disappointed.Read in Source
May 31, 2016 It's delightful and winning, both sad and funny and touching on so many levels. Welcome this little gem into your arms if you can.Read in Source
New York Times
May 29, 2016 Seeing these actors together is wonderful. If there is an edge, it goes to Mr. McKellen, whose scurrying, effeminate Norman is a study in subordination and repressed emotion.Read in Source
May 30, 2016 The Dresser rises and falls on the strength of its central duo, and it's hard to imagine two currently working actors who could rival Courtenay and Finney as well as McKellen and Hopkins do.Read in Source
May 30, 2016 The crisp bite of Harwood's lines (goosed here and there by snippets of Shakespeare) and the vigorous enthusiasm of Hopkins and McKellen give The Dresser an engaging passion.Read in Source
Los Angeles Times
May 31, 2016 It is, it really is, just as magnificent, powerful and enthralling as you would imagine. Yet to assume the greatness of The Dresser based on the simply sum of its parts is to miss the whole point of the story.Read in Source
Globe and Mail
June 01, 2016 It is deliciously funny and moving. It is also profoundly about why people perform and create art. And it is heartbreakingly accurate about actors and the theatre.Read in Source
San Francisco Chronicle
May 31, 2016 Of course, it's a showcase of great acting, as you would expect, but The Dresser is also a well-tailored play enriched by layers of metaphor and irony.Read in Source
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
May 27, 2016 It's easy to understand why an actor of a certain age would rush to sign on for The Dresser.Read in Source
The Blu Spot
July 11, 2016 While The Dresser may have ups and downs in its narrative, there's no denying that Sir Anthony Hopkins and Sir Ian McKellen deliver stunning performances that alone make the film worth seeing.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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