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The Tree of Life

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

May 27, 2011 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Terrence Malick

Starring :

Brad Pitt, Jessica Chastain, Sean Penn, Fiona Shaw, Crystal Mantecon, Tamara Jolaine, Joanna Going, Jackson Hurst

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Excellent entertaining! It's a masterpiece.    Readers  2 of 5 [Rate It]

5 of 5

“..the material is undeniably beautiful and often breathtakingly lyrical in the nature-loving mode of the films..”
by Glenn Kenny [MSN Movies]
“..represents something extraordinary..”
by Justin Chang [Variety]
“..pretty much nuts overall, a manic hybrid folly with flashes of brilliance..”
by Andrew O'Hehir [Salon]
“..nonetheless a singular work, an impressionistic metaphysical inquiry into mankind's place in the grand scheme of things that releases waves of insights amid its narrative imprecisions..”
by Todd McCarthy [Hollywood Reporter]
3.5 of 4

“..No one with a genuine interest in the potential of film would think of missing it..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
4 of 4

“..it approximates a fervent prayer..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
Review rate : B+

“..is both luminously precise and maddeningly without form and void..”
by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
Review rate : B

“..flawed though intensely interesting experience at the theater..”
by Laremy Legel [Film.com]
“..an eruption of a movie, something to live with, think, and talk about afterward..”
by Nick Pinkerton [Village Voice]
4 of 4
Reviewed by Peter Howell [Toronto Star]
Reviewed by Kenneth Turan [LA Times]
Reviewed by A.O. Scott [NY Times]

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