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Tomorrow, When the War Began

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Adventure

Release Date :

February 24, 2012 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Stuart Beattie

Starring :

Rachel Hurd-Wood, Lincoln Lewis, Chris Pang, Deniz Akdeniz, Caitlin Stasey, Phoebe Tonkin, Ashleigh Cummings, Andy Ryan, Colin Friels, Don Halbert

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

3 of 5

“..works brilliantly..”
by Matt Neal [The Standard]
Review rate : D

“..the film's inconclusive ending (more episodes to come, obviously) compounds our frustration..”
by Trevor Johnston [Time Out]
“..the film is virtually indistinguishable from any of its forgettable American counterparts..”
by Calum Marsh [Slant Magazine]
1.5 of 4

“..the film feels episodic and disjointed, and the ensemble never really clicks..”
by Burl Burlingame [Honolulu Star-Advertiser]
“..strong character development lends an occasionally far-fetched storyline emotional believability..”
by Megan Lehmann [Hollywood Reporter]
2.5 of 5

“..pave the way for an unprecedented homegrown franchise..”
by Leigh Paatsch [Herald Sun (Australia)]
1.5 of 5

“..not just in the title either, the grammar of the film are unrelentingly awful..”
by Mike Edwards [What Culture]
Review rate : B

“..may not be perfect, but it puts Twilight and all such genre wannabes to shame..”
by Bill Gibron [Filmcritic.com]
2 of 4

“..it's a mess of uninteresting mayhem that plays like the lackluster pilot of a formulaic TV series..”
by Jeff Shannon [Seattle Times]
Review rate : B

“..it is the thing of nightmares..”
by Matthew Pejkovic [Matt's Movie Reviews]
3 of 5

“..falls short..”
by Paul Byrnes [Sydney Morning Herald]
Review rate : D

“..every character is a stereotype, every line cringe-worthy and every plot twist goofier and more preposterous than the last..”
by Ken McIntyre [Total Film]
Review rate : C+

“..don't be misled into thinking that this is great, inspirational young-adult stuff. It's not..”
by Bill Goodykoontz [http://www.azcentral.com/thingstodo/movies/articles/2012/02/23/20120223tomorrow-]
Review rate : D

“..despite some decent acting, the teenagers seem more cardboard than flesh and blood..”
by Derek Malcolm [This is London]
Review rate : B+

“..clearly targeted at a younger audience..”
by Matthew Toomey [ABC Radio Brisbane]

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