The Goldfinch

The Goldfinch


The story of a stolen life.

Ansel Elgort and Nicole Kidman star in this coming-of-age drama based on Donna Tartt's novel, set following a bombing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Left motherless after the disaster, a young boy is taken in by a wealthy Upper East Side family. From the director of Brooklyn.

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  • It looks and sounds like a movie without quite being one. Full Review

  • It's terrible when a beloved novel arrives onscreen with a self-important thud, and that's putting it diplomatically in the case of The Goldfinch. Full Review

  • The Goldfinch is better than I expected it would be. And yet in clearing that bar, it bares open all the possibility that it could have been even more. Full Review

  • Unlike the tiny painting that gave the book its name, the film deserves a more expansive canvas. Full Review

  • It's neither a rousing success nor an embarrassing failure, falling somewhere in between, closer to admirable attempt. Full Review

  • Yet a morose and downbeat movie, too lost in the maze of its designer seriousness, is what "The Goldfinch" finally is. Full Review