Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle 1994

Critics score:
74 / 100

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Janet Maslin, New York Times: "Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle" has its flaws, but it also has a heartfelt grasp of what set Dorothy Parker apart from her fellow revelers and makes her so emblematic a figure even today. Read more

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Mick LaSalle, San Francisco Chronicle: What a wonderful, detailed portrait. And what an evocation of a time and a mood. "Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle'' is truly one of those films that inhabits its own world. Read more

Derek Adams, Time Out: Absolutely superb. Read more

Todd McCarthy, Variety: A highly absorbing but naggingly patchy look at the acerbic writer Dorothy Parker and her cohorts at the legendary Algonquin Round Table. Read more

Hal Hinson, Washington Post: The Dorothy Parker that Leigh and Rudolph present isn't one-dimensional. In addition to being savagely funny, she is also capable of great elegance and genuine insight. Read more