Miss Potter

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  • Miss Potter~An Enchanting Tale About The Creator Of the Tale of Peter Rabbit~

    Jul 7, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Beautiful and charming story..exquisite scenery
    Cons: none

    Summary: I was so pleasantly surprised at how much I enjoyed this most delightful film Miss Potter. This is the real life story of Beatrix Potter,(played by Oscar Winner Renee Zellweger), a woman whose talent has enchanted generations of children with ... read more

  • A different Potter

    Mar 2, 2013 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: plot cast
    Cons: none

    Summary: I saw this ages ago when it first came out on DVD however I also noticed it was on the TV today and as I enjoyed it so much previously I decided to put it on whilst we were having our dinner. I was actually really looking forward to seeing it again but ... read more

  • We will publish your bunny book, Miss Potter...

    Jul 12, 2009 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: scenery, charming characters
    Cons: drawings coming to life was a bit odd

    Summary: I bought this DVD a while back and watched it for the second time a few nights ago. This follows the story of children's author Beatrix Potter (Renee Zellweger). We meet her in 1905, as she takes her first book - The tale of Peter Rabbit - to a ... read more

  • Miss Potter, Move over Harry

    Dec 2, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: A family movie that's a biography of Beautrix Potter a woman ahead of her time.
    Cons: Drags a little in some places.

    Summary: I'm currently teaching abroad so getting movies in English can be interesting to say the least. I was lucky to have found someone willing to share their stash, and one of the movies in the stash was Miss Potter. Okay I have never been a huge fan of ... read more

  • Floppy cottontails

    Aug 11, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent cast and characters, Charming, Great sets, scenery, costumes and locations.
    Cons: None for me

    Summary: I came across the film Miss Potter on the old goggle box a week or two ago. I did not actually fancy watching this film but there was little else listed and my husband for one reason or another wanted to watch it. I have to say that all in all I was glad ... read more

  • Miss Potter – The Woman Behind “The Tale of Peter Rabbit”

    Jul 30, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: -Story -Characters -Victorian England
    Cons: -A bit rushed toward the end

    Summary: Cast/Characters: Renee Zellweger – Beatrix Potter Ewan McGregor – Norman Warne Emily Watson – Millie Warne Barbara Flynn – Helen Potter Bill Paterson – Rupert Potter Lloyd Owen – William Heelis It’s a sweet film about the popular children’s ... read more

  • Miss Potter doesn't miss but it doesn't hit either

    Jan 7, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Ms. Zellweger and Ms. Flynn and the animation
    Cons: Pacing is erratic and the other actors are fairly to badly weak

    Summary: Chris Noonan directed Miss Potter a biography of Beatrix Potter who wrote the best selling series of children’s books to date. Even at its most intimate it is still so stiff that it is as difficult to recommend as wearing a shirt starched so ... read more

  • A true life heroine in Miss Potter

    Dec 31, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: A wonderful film.
    Cons: Why did they drop the mustache on McGregor for the promotions? Very odd, that.

    Summary: Among the treasures of my childhood were a collection of small china figurines, not very large, but of exquisite detail. On many a rainy afternoon, or when I was sick abed, they became dear companions, and I would take them carefully from my shelves and ... read more

  • Miss Potter: Long Before Harry, Beatrix Wove Her Magic

    Oct 23, 2007 by bilbopooh is a Top Reviewer on Epinions in Movies
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: McGregor and Zellweger, wholesome and enchanting
    Cons: some pretty sad moments

    Summary: Over the summer, I was chatting with my grandma, and she told me that she had just seen a wonderful movie by the name of Miss Potter and that I really ought to check it out when I got the chance. As it happened, I already had intended to ... read more

  • Miss Potter: A Beautiful Portrait of the Woman Who Gave the World Peter Rabbit

    Aug 19, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Zellweger; McGregor; Watson; creative direction and writing; beautiful cinematography
    Cons: None that I can think of

    Summary: I don't often agonize over the titles of reviews. However, as I sat down to review the wonderful and touching 2006 film Miss Potter, I thought long and hard about what to call it. I came very close to titling this review: "We Shall Give ... read more

  • Beautiful, sweet and moving

    Jul 28, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Clean, touching movie, and fun for anyone who remembers Beatrix Potter's books
    Cons: none

    Summary: I watched this movie on DVD and found that it was a wonderful experience even on the small screen. Even my husband enjoyed it a little bit, though it is certainly a "chick flick." Beatrix Potter is a beloved children's author still, and most children ... read more

  • Not Harry Potter this time, but MISS POTTER

    Jun 30, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Interesting story of a famous children's author, much of it true.
    Cons: none for me.

    Summary: Miss Potter was (one of the) movies I watched a few weeks on our long flight home. I was the only member of our family interested in watching this movie, so watching it myself was easily accomplished this way. I had been mildly interested in Beatrix ... read more

  • Enchanting and imaginative

    Jun 20, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Romantic peek into Beatrix Potter's life.
    Cons: None.

    Summary: Miss Potter is based on the life of Beatrix Potter, children’s author and artist of “The Tale of Peter Rabbit,” “Jemima Puddleduck,” and “Benjamin Bunny” - among many others. Beatrix was raised in London by aristocratic parents who sheltered her from the ... read more

  • Charming Biography

    Apr 7, 2007 by carstairs38 is a Top Reviewer on Epinions in Movies
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Acting, scenery
    Cons: Moved too quickly at times

    Summary: Miss Beatrix Potter (Renee Zellweger) has just about given up hope that she will ever get her story published. But she is surprised with the Warner Brothers decided to give her children's story and water color illustrations a chance. What she doesn't ... read more

  • A charming film about a little giant of literature

    Jan 10, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Nice story, good cast, fitting music
    Cons: A little too slow

    Summary: “I love writing the first lines of a story. You never know where it will take you…” Miss Potter stars Renee Zellweger as the English author Beatrix Potter, the all-time highest selling author of children’s ... read more

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