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Across the Universe

Overview


Genre :

Musical, Comedy, Romance

Release Date :

September 21, 2007 (Wide)

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Julie Taymor

Starring :

Jim Sturgess, Evan Rachel Wood, Joe Anderson, Dana Fuchs, Martin Luther, T.V. Carpio, Max Carrigan, Jaclynn Tiffany Brown, Salma Hayek

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

2.5 of 4

“..occasionally uplifting but often clunky and ultimately banal romantic drama..”
by Jack Mathews [NY Daily News]
2.5 of 4

“..it's overlong, exhaustingly so, and barely held together by the flimsiest of narratives..”
by Tim Knight [Reel.com]
2 of 4

“..Elements of Across the Universe are shockingly awful and the film lasts at least 30 minutes past the bearable stage..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
Review rate : B+

“..All told, the movie works: Taymor ("Titus," "Frida") brings her bold concept to life with just the right mix of audacity and respect..”
by William Arnold [Seattle Post-Intelligencer]
2.5 of 4

“..a bizarre counterculture jukebox musical..”
by Steven Rea [Philadelphia Inquirer]
4 of 5
Reviewed by Jesse Hassenger [Filmcritic.com]
3.5 of 4
Reviewed by Rick Groen [Globe and Mail]
Review rate : B-
Reviewed by Edward Havens [FilmJerk.com]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Rene Rodriguez [Miami Herald]
2.5 of 5
Reviewed by Kevin Courrier [Boxoffice Magazine]
2.5 of 4
Reviewed by Kyle Smith [New York Post]
1.5 of 4
Reviewed by Peter Howell [Toronto Star]
1.5 of 4
Reviewed by Ty Burr [Boston Globe]
Reviewed by Peter Hartlaub [San Francisco Chronicle]
Reviewed by Stephen Holden [NY Times]

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