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Oceans Reviews



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Release Date :

April 22, 2010

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Director :

Jacques Perrin, Jacques Cluzaud

Starring :

Pierce Brosnan

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  Be the 1st!

“..Though there's a formlessness to it all, the wow factor will thrill the "Earth" crowd, making "Oceans" a surefire bet for families and nature lovers..”
by Jay Weissberg [Variety]
4 of 5

“..This really is a film that manages to show us things we've never seen and make what we have already seen look different and new..”
by Kenneth Turan [Los Angeles Times]
3 of 4

“..This hypnotically photogenic journey into the depths of the ocean blue exists to appeal to the imaginations of young and old alike..”
by Ed Gonzalez [Slant Magazine]
4 of 4

“..There are life-and-death dramas, moments of playfulness and tenderness, which create an ever-increasing sense of wonder..”
by Liam Lacey [Globe and Mail]
3 of 4

“..The wow factor alone makes Oceans a great Earth Day/Earth Week at the movies..”
by Roger Moore [Orlando Sentinel]
3 of 4

“..the voice-over almost manages to turn the majestic into the mundane..”
by Steven Rea [Philadelphia Inquirer]
2.5 of 4

“..the most striking thing about Oceans is its banality..”
by Tom Meek [Boston Phoenix]
2.5 of 4

“..the majestic imagery fails to tell a story or advance a message..”
by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe]
2 of 4

“..pretty and relatively painless - although not particularly exciting..”
by Stephen Whitty [Newark Star-Ledger]
4 of 5

“..Perfect for families and exquisitely shot, this entry from the Disneynature division is even better and fresher than last year's "Earth"..”
by Joe Neumaier [New York Daily News]
Review rate : A-

“..Oceans will dazzle you with something even stranger..”
by Owen Gleiberman [Entertainment Weekly]
4.5 of 5

“..Oceans is more of a random collection of images from the deep. But, boy, what images..”
by Cary Darling [Dallas Morning News]
3 of 4

“..Oceans is a lovely, meditative dive into the life aquatic..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
3 of 4

“..It is a good documentary and is worthwhile, especially for those with an interest in such things. It's just not as satisfying..”
by Jeff Vice [Deseret News]
3.5 of 4

“..If you can't spare a few thousand hours to wander through the vasty deep yourself, "Oceans" will do nicely..”
by Kyle Smith [New York Post]
“..All the crystalline imagery and poetic immediacy that we have come to expect from this new generation of up-close-and-personal nature documentaries is here..”
by Jeannette Catsoulis [NY Times]
3 of 4

“.."Oceans" happily leaves us wanting more..”
by Moira MacDonald [Seattle Times]

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“..this is one of those movies that's not very good but not so offensively bad that I regret ever seeing it. No doubt, it's also something I probably won't remember in a week..”
by Brian Oliver [The Movieman]


“..like a counterfeit handbag: It looks great but falls apart when you reach into it..”
by Rafer Guzman [Newsday]


“..thoroughly predictable, and despite an original setup, the movie never rouses the emotions..”
by Marjorie Baumgarten [Austin Chronicle]


“..the stories are horrifying, but essential to hear..”
by Joe Neumaier [NY Daily News]


“..a horror movie with an anti-globalist bent that's more interesting than its halfhearted scares..”
by Sara Stewart [New York Post]


“..delivering a highly stylized widescreen revenge picture loaded with weapons and driven entirely by "superficial action"..”
by Peter Debruge [Variety]


“..the film isn't particularly convincing either as a rousing anthology of bloodsport set pieces or a deeply felt portrait of revenge and reunion..”
by Vadim Rizov [A.V. Club]

'71 :

“..the hard-charging debut feature from TV director Yann Demange, makes us live every vivid, violent moment with him, the threat of death lurking at every turn..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]


“..undoubtedly a remarkable achievement, especially for a first-time filmmaker..”
by Jordan Hoffman [Film.com]


“..still, "The Lazarus Effect," clocking in at a brief 86 minutes, doesn't go far enough, isn't scary enough and has mad scientists who just aren't mad enough..”
by Joe Neumaier [NY Daily News]