The star and the more overwrought aspects of the plot are mainstream but the philosophical implications will not appeal to those who prefer easily digestible cinematic portions. It's also true that the more deeply one considers the movie's themes and structure, the less sense it makes.
Mixed or average reviews- based on 80 Ratings
LAug 24, 2009The idea of the film had some great possibilities, but the inconsistency of the movie made it fall flat. Sandra Bullock did her best with The idea of the film had some great possibilities, but the inconsistency of the movie made it fall flat. Sandra Bullock did her best with what she was given, which wasn't that great. The plot was convoluted and the lack of chemistry between her and her on-screen husband added to it's blandness. Bullock's performance made you care enough about her character to watch the whole movie, but the marital relationship was never established as one you want to root for in the end. Quite frankly, you spend a lot of the movie wondering ( from the plot points to all the characters' behavior), "what?!, I don't get it- that makes no sense!", and by the end, you are watching just to see how they (hopefully) do make sense out of it all. Which, unfortunately, they don't. What could have been a great avenue for telling a compelling story with an equally compelling life lesson, gets lost in the midst of muddy story telling.… Full Review »
MichaelC.Mar 20, 2007Is he alive? Is he dead? Who cares? By the time the movie was over, all I wanted was an end to my own suffering.
Jul 25, 2015Sincere am but the movies that starred Sandra Bullock this was the worst , but always give support to the most beloved actress in the worldSincere am but the movies that starred Sandra Bullock this was the worst , but always give support to the most beloved actress in the world and already showed his excellent talent in Gravity. Go Sandra !… Full Review »