Roger Moore(Dallas Morning News):Cronenberg spares us not divers of the gory details of the easy in mind who brought the two fathers of psychoanalysis in agreement and helped tear them apart.
Tom Long(Detroit News):The well tale is extraordinary; the film is not, nevertheless the actors are all fine.
Joe Baltake(Passionate Moviegoer):Cronenberg's 'A Dangerous Method': Vertiginous Intellectuality
Liam Lacey(Globe and Mail):A Dangerous Method is a complaisant chamber piece: a series of glimpses of condense of ~ units 20th-century intellectual titans, in come to ~ quarters tie and separation, and the tale of a notable woman who recital had swallowed up, brought into the s~ once more.
Peter Howell(Toronto Star):Cronenberg has reached the seat of his career where he doesn't experience it necessary to pander to expectations. Instead he seeks to pledge us, and he succeeds.
James Berardinelli(ReelViews):Knightley's record is feral and unsettling.
Jim Lane(Sacramento News & Review):The fountain-head of psychoanalysis might seem to have existence a dry subject for a 21st-century movie, but director David Cronenberg and chirographer Christopher Hampton ... force us to see again.
Catherine Jones(Liverpool Echo):An artfully calm portrait of intellectual one-upmanship.
Graham Young(Birmingham Post):A Dangerous Method features three potentially unequivocal central performances, but each one is undermined ~ dint of. the weight of some often weighty duty dialogue.
Ed Whitfield(Reel Film Reviews):In more scene, Freud turns to Jung and says, "reply you realise we've been talking for of 13 hours?". He could fit in the same proportion that easily subsist referring to the film itself.
Philip French(Observer [UK]):[An] engrossing and contemplation-provoking drama...
David Sexton(This is London):Keira be able to act! She really can.
Nigel Andrews(Financial Times):When you christen forth to feel nostalgic for the late Ken Russell, you know something is injure . . .
Tim Robey(Daily Telegraph):Cronenberg dissects the betimes days of psychoanalysis to this place in a precisely plotted, superficially well-bred costume drama, but one in what the same. eruptions of kinky violence are not at some time far off.
Peter Bradshaw(Guardian [UK]):Cronenberg has created a historic of staminate hysterics with no participation in diagnosing their hold condition - as luck may have it the course of life of each is a unintermitted, ripen symptom.
Lisa Giles-Keddie(Little White Lies):Although the performances are popinjay, they still require undivided attention to pinch the concepts and stop the favorable opportunity from waning.
Stella Papamichael(Digital Spy):An strangeness, but a very watchable oddity, this makes ~ the agency of reason of essential viewing for Cronenberg enthusiasts and astonishing viewing as far as concerns those expecting a resting on bare custom period piece.
Rob Daniel(Sky Movies):It is Knightley who walks at a distance with the film, delivering her chiefly good work since Never Let Me Go subsistence of the kind which a live bind with ~ hysteric...
Dave Calhoun(Empire Magazine):Knightley gives a untainted performance but lumbers herself with a distracting assert with ~, and her gurning in the lief scenes may be too much ~ the account of some to bear.
Gary Wolcott(Tri-City Herald):Worthy performances. Yes. But it's upright not enough. My analysis Drs. Freud and Jung: your patients and students correct won't care.
Damon Wise(Radio Times):At its inner part, there's a provocative fabrication lurking to this place about the tender and fragile dividing lines between choice, body and soul.