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Children of Men Reviews

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Sierra Filucci
Common Sense Media

Gripping, violent look at the future. Adults only.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 4/5

January 1, 2011
Nick Rogers
Suite101.com

For all its dystopian, violent fury, "Children of Men's" grace distinguishes itself the most - an all-encompassing embrace of humanity, community and perseverance and an optimistic ending that doesn't feel at all like a cheat.

Full Review Source: Suite101.com | Original Score: 4/4

September 25, 2010
Matthew Pejkovic
Matt's Movie Reviews

A major message to be taken from Children of Men is that the miracle of child birth cannot be taken for granted. At the end, though, it is felt that without hope, without faith, then what is there to live for?

Full Review Source: Matt's Movie Reviews | Original Score: 4.5/5

July 6, 2010
Neil Miller
Film School Rejects

A special film by a gifted filmmaker.

Full Review Source: Film School Rejects | Original Score: A

July 6, 2010
Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Few recent films have so stunned me in segments, and so frustrated me as a whole

Full Review Source: CinePassion

August 28, 2009
Amy Nicholson
I.E. Weekly

Cuaron asks us to find hope in a grim nativity story where a reluctant hero and scared would-be mother try to find shelter in a land that desperately needs a newborn savior.

Full Review Source: I.E. Weekly | Original Score: A

May 15, 2009
Peter Keough
Boston Phoenix

[Includes] the most exciting and emotionally exhausting car chase since The French Connection.

Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix | Original Score: 3.5/4

April 23, 2009
Tony Macklin
Fayetteville Free Weekly

Children of Men is a glorious mess. It's a Frankenstein monster of a movie. Part sci-fi, part thriller, part action genre, part religious allegory, it flays and lumbers after meaning-- sending off occasional sparks of style.

Full Review Source: Fayetteville Free Weekly | Original Score: 2.5/5

February 2, 2009
Steven D. Greydanus
Decent Films Guide

Children of Men succeeds as a downbeat dystopian thriller with some intriguing themes.

Full Review Source: Decent Films Guide | Original Score: B

October 29, 2008
Jonathan Kiefer
Sacramento News & Review

Cuarón delights in marshaling his showpieces, like the finer details of Jim Clay and Geoffrey Kirkland's just-futuristic-enough production design, or, especially, camera operator George Richmond's agile enactment of Emmanuel Lubezki's moody cinematography

Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review | Original Score: 3/5

August 7, 2008
Steve Biodrowski
ESplatter

This is an astounding piece of work - easily one of the best films of 2006.

Full Review Source: ESplatter

July 7, 2008
Brandon Fibbs
BrandonFibbs.com

I was entranced by this movie. Hypnotized. Spellbound. In a thrall. The final quarter of the film is nothing short of an evolutionary leap forward in filmmaking.

Full Review Source: BrandonFibbs.com | Original Score: 9/10

February 28, 2008
Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons

A compelling and haunting look at a dystopian England.

Full Review Source: Dark Horizons

January 15, 2008
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Cuaron fulfills the promise of futuristic fiction; characters do not wear strange costumes or visit the moon, and the cities are not plastic hallucinations, but look just like today, except tired and shabby.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 4/4

October 5, 2007
Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com

It does the job, it does it well, and the fact that it's being called a masterpiece for doing so speaks unwell of the current state of movies.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 4/5

September 24, 2007
Joe Lozito
Big Picture Big Sound

There are enough ideas here that the film's never boring, and Mr. Cuarón's bravura direction is thrilling from start to finish.

Full Review Source: Big Picture Big Sound | Original Score: 3/4

July 14, 2007
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide

Top-notch suspense, intense action and totally believable sci-fi combine to make Children of Men gripping and a big winner.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 80/100

July 13, 2007
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Goes beyond words in excellence...

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed

July 10, 2007
David Keyes
Cinemaphile.org

The very soul of the film scoffs at the expectation of being conventional or formulaic.

Full Review Source: Cinemaphile.org | Original Score: 3.5/4

July 9, 2007
Rob Humanick
Stranger Song

As uncertain and spontaneous as its events are in the moment, Children of Men feels too tightly wound for its own good.

Full Review Source: Stranger Song

July 3, 2007
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