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Populaire
6.9 out of 10

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Populaire (2012)

blu-ray.com
2 October 2013
  • Conclusion: Populaire is a light and very beautiful period comedy that is perfect to see with someone special. The film arrives on Blu-ray framed in 1.85:1, not in its original aspect ratio of 2.39:1, but the framing is actually very convincing.
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Movie overall 7
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Audio 9
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Extras 5
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Populaire

The Digital Fix
13 September 2013
  • Summary: A fine romantic comedy - now how many times have I written those words! This UK blu-ray may be cropped to achieve a 1.85:1 presentation - a pity given how good the image and sound are.
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Overall 5
5.5

Populaire

AV Club
5 September 2013
  • Excerpt: A candy-coated French throwback to the Hollywood rom-coms of the ’50s—especially the ones starring Rock Hudson and Doris Day— Populaire is old-fashioned in more than just its pastel color scheme.
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Overall 8
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Populaire

Slant Magazine
17 August 2013
  • Excerpt: Candy-colored to a potentially cavity-causing degree, Populaire is a bubbly regurgitation of retrograde romantic comedy tropes and reactionary sexual politics. It's 1958, and pretty young thing Rose Pamphyle (Déborah François) is eager to escape her small French village, as well as a perfunctory...
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Overall 7
7.0

Populaire

The Digital Fix
7 June 2013
  • Excerpt: After a cavalcade of mediocre rom-coms from the other side of the Atlantic, it falls to France to beat the Americans at their own game. A winning homage to the Technicolor delights of Hollywood�s golden age, the beautifully coiffed Populaire might have been a vehicle for Cary Grant and Audrey...
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Review: ‘Populaire’

Variety
25 November 2012
  • Summary: A colorful and impeccably styled romantic comedy that manages to turn speed-typing competitions into entertaining cinematic fodder.
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Overall 6
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Populaire

totalfilm.com
15 September 2013
  • Summary: A candyfloss-light romcom set in the world of competitive typing
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Overall 6
6.0

Populaire

totalfilm.com
17 May 2013