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Lord of the Flies
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Lord Of The Flies

Rock! Shock! Pop!
11 May 2015
  • Summary: The 1990 version of Lord Of The Flies isn’t a perfect film and some will no doubt take issue with some of the updates made to the story but for the most part, it holds its own. The performances are pretty solid here, the cinematography striking and occasionally beautiful and the movie is well paced...
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Movie overall 6
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Lord of the Flies (1990)

blu-ray.com
27 April 2015
  • Conclusion: This 1990 version of Lord of the Flies may be "new," but purists will probably question whether or not it's actually "improved." Some of the changes made to Golding's original are minimal (which kind of begs the question as to why they were undertaken to begin with), while others are a bit more...
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Overall 8
8.0

Lord of the Flies

High-Def Digest
4 August 2013
  • Conclusion: Criterion collectors will surely be picking this one up. It's one of the more recognizable films in the Criterion collection given its source material. Brooks does an admirable job trying to encapsulate Golding's richly conceived parable.
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Overall 8
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Movie overall 7
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Audio 7
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Extras 8
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LORD OF THE FLIES - Blu-ray review

moviemet.com
23 July 2013
  • Summary: Part of the fun of the book is observing the behavior of the children and trying to determine which part they play in one's own makeup. The idea is only slightly lost in the movie translation.
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Overall 8
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Movie overall 7
7.0
Extras 10
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Lord of the Flies (1963)

blu-ray.com
10 July 2013
  • Conclusion: Peter Brook's film remains the best adaptation of William Golding's famous novel. But if you are unfamiliar with it, I strongly encourage you to read it first before seeing the film. In my opinion, the novel is substantially better and far more thought-provoking than the film.
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