What Do Critics Think of The Glorias, Starring Julianne Moore and Alicia Vikander? | Playbill

The Verdict What Do Critics Think of The Glorias, Starring Julianne Moore and Alicia Vikander? The Gloria Steinem biopic, directed by Julie Taymor, arrives on Amazon September 30.

Now that it's available to stream on Amazon's Prime Video, reviews are coming in for the Gloria Steinem biopic The Glorias, starring Julianne Moore and Alicia Vikander. Directed by Tony winner Julie Taymor and co-written with Pulitzer Prize finalist Sarah Ruhl, the movie traces the activist's early days at the start of the women's movement through to today.

Joining Oscar winners Moore and Vikander as Steinem are Lulu Wilson and Ryan Kiera. The cast also features Tony winner Bette Midler as Bella Abzug, Janelle Monáe as Dorothy Pitman Hughes, Lorraine Toussaint as Flo Kennedy, Monica Sanchez as Dolores Huerta, and Kimberly Guerrero as Wilma Mankiller.

Read the reviews below.

AP (Lindsey Bahr)

CNN (Brian Lowry)

Deadline (Pete Hammond)

The Globe and Mail (Sarah Tai-Black)

The Guardian (Adrian Horton)

The Hollywood Reporter (THR Staff)

IndieWire (Kate Erbland)

The Los Angeles Times (Katie Walsh)

Minneapolis Star Tribune (Chris Hewitt)

New York Magzine/Vulture (Jen Chaney)

The New York Times (Jennifer Szalai)

RogerEbert.com (Christy Lemire)

Rolling Stone (K. Austin Collins)

San Francisco Chronicle (Mick LaSalle)

San Jose Mercury News (Randy Myers)

Slant (Dan Rubins)

Variety (Owen Gleiberman)

Wall Street Journal (John Anderson)

The Wrap (Alonso Duralde)

The movie features music by Elliot Goldenthal, cinematography by Rodrigo Prieto, editing by Sabine Hoffman, casting by Bernard Telsey, production design by Kim Jennings, and costume design by Sandy Powell.

Steinem’s life was also recently depicted in the stage play Gloria: A Life (with Christine Lahti playing the feminist leader Off-Broadway) and in Hulu/FX’s Mrs. America (played by Rose Byrne).

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