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Angels & Demons Reviews

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Ali Gray
TheShiznit.co.uk
September 29, 2012
Angels & Demons is housewife-targeted holiday read nonsense, given a Hollywood spit 'n' shine and go-faster stripes by a once-burned, twice-shy director desperate to make amends.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
James Plath
Movie Metropolis
February 11, 2012
In many respects, Angels & Demons is a pretty straightforward terrorist-hostage film.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
January 21, 2012
If The Da Vinci Code was characterized by people sitting at tables and talking, then this sequel-set film of the prequel book is characterized by people walking briskly and talking.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Matthew Pejkovic
Matt's Movie Reviews
January 4, 2012
Taking a hint from past mistakes, Ron Howard and Tom Hanks return to the fanciful historical styling's of Dan Brown to create a much more entertaining and thrilling mystery, as science and religion, martyrs and heretics clash in Angels and Demons.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Don Groves
sbs.com.au
January 2, 2011
Tom cracks the code, again.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Sam Bathe
Fan The Fire
April 15, 2010
Angels & Demons isn't the complete shambles a lot of people wanted it to be. But then that probably isn't the greatest endorsement either.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Luis Martinez
Cinenganos
March 11, 2010
Buena historia policiaca, donde el tema religioso lejos de servir de polémica a la turba enardecida, es simplemente el pretexto perfecto para generar un dinámico thriller que no le pide nada a una aventura del 007.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Dragan Antulov
rec.arts.movies.reviews
December 15, 2009
doesn't provide any coherent vision of the world
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
Brian Holcomb
CinemaBlend.com
November 25, 2009
It appears that Ron Howard knew that he had to change the way everything was done in the previous film, and sending Tom Hanks to the barber was a very good start.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Sonny Bunch
Washington Times
August 30, 2009
Angels & Demons struggles to maintain momentum as Langdon hurtles around Rome.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion
August 25, 2009
Glum adaptation
August 11, 2009
If 'the edge of your seat' is the place where you don't have to think, then Angels & Demons, I'm delighted and surprised to say, will take you there.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Andy Klein
Brand X
July 30, 2009
It [has] the sort of exposition that gives exposition a bad name.
Anders Wotzke
Moviedex
July 30, 2009
Angels and Demons is a lot like Limbo, a place that exists between cinematic heaven and hell where the audience is suspended for two and a half hours.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Mike Scott
Times-Picayune
July 27, 2009
Is mediocrity a sin? If it is, then Ron Howard and Tom Hanks should start the novenas now, because they're going to catch holy heck the next time they go to confession.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Roger Tennis
Cinemaclips.com
June 14, 2009
"Angels & Demons" earns its wings as an intelligent action movie.
Full Review| Original Score: 8/10
Top Critic
June 13, 2009
Why are quality pros like Howard and Hanks involved in this enterprise? Do they need the money? Angels and Demons is sure to make plenty. But their artistic souls will do hard time in purgatory for it.
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review
June 12, 2009
...too long and ponderous for its own good, but Howard and Co. gloss over or eliminate most of the more outlandish howlers in Brown's preposterous story.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Rossiter Drake
San Francisco Examiner
June 11, 2009
There is little in the way of excitement. There is, however, plenty of ponderous hemming and hawing about the role of the Vatican in a forward-thinking society, and a host of supporting players whose intentions remain murky until the big revelation.
| Original Score: 1.5/4
Bruce Bennett
Spectrum (St. George, Utah)
June 10, 2009
Call it the 'National Treasure' for adults: harmless, but engaging fun that even Catholics shouldn't get too worked up about.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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