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Cirque Du Soleil: Worlds Away Reviews

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post
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What the movie lacks, unfortunately, is coherence.

Full Review Source: Washington Post | Original Score: 2/4

December 21, 2012
Jim Judy
Screen It!

This offering might come off as a mixed bag of good to thrilling moments mixed with bouts of near narcolepsy. (Full Content Review for Parents also available)

Full Review Source: Screen It!

December 21, 2012
Brian Orndorf
Blu-ray.com

On the plus side, multiplex pricing is much more affordable than any ticket to an actual Cirque du Soleil performance. Perhaps one should consider Worlds Away to be the best Groupon deal of all time.

Full Review Source: Blu-ray.com | Original Score: C

December 21, 2012
Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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"Cirque du Soleil: World's Away" is a rare entertainment, being for the benefit of everyone.

Full Review Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Original Score: 3/4

December 20, 2012
A.O. Scott
New York Times
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Even if the film is no substitute for the real thing, it is at least an effective advertisement.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3/5

December 20, 2012
Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle
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It's a big promo reel, and not a carefully disguised one.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 1/4

December 20, 2012
Mark Olsen
Los Angeles Times
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"Worlds Away" functions solely as some sort of bargain sampler platter appetizer, never proving it has a real reason of its own to exist.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 2/5

December 20, 2012
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

It's eye-catching without ultimately amounting to much more than a pleasant but innocuous diversion.

Full Review Source: One Guy's Opinion | Original Score: C+

December 20, 2012
Loren King
Boston Globe
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A moderately enjoyable film that lacks the awe-inspiring visual and aural aplomb of Montreal-based Cirque du Soleil's live shows.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 2.5/4

December 20, 2012
R. Kurt Osenlund
Slant Magazine

The movie is something of a compositional nightmare, worlds away, one might say, from the artistry so associated with Cirque.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 1.5/4

December 20, 2012
Vanessa Guimond
Jam! Movies

Presents a chain of breathtaking images that showcases the Cirque's artists from a unique point of view.

Full Review Source: Jam! Movies | Original Score: 3.5/5

December 20, 2012
Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Inevitably, every time Adamson begins to involve the movie audience in the tumbling and wire work, the editor cuts to a different angle, breaking audience identification and concentration.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 2.5/4

December 20, 2012
Rafer Guzman
Newsday
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Loyal fans may love the nonstop riot of imagery and music, though others may not even comprehend what's happening on screen.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 0.5/4

December 20, 2012
Howard Cohen
Miami Herald
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The technically well-made movie simply can't replicate the live experience of a Cirque show, and at just over 90 minutes, Worlds Away still feels long.

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 2/4

December 20, 2012
Linda Barnard
Toronto Star
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It serves as a greatest-hits reel of the staggeringly gorgeous and superbly creative acts of the Canadian-born entertainment phenomenon cherry picked from seven Cirque productions.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 3/4

December 20, 2012
Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly

Succeeds as a 3D showcase for Cirque performances far more than it does as a narrative feature film.

Full Review Source: Las Vegas Weekly | Original Score: 3/5

December 19, 2012
Alan Scherstuhl
Village Voice
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The rare movie whose title serves as an accurate indicator of whether you will enjoy seeing it.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

December 19, 2012
Pat Donnelly
Montreal Gazette

The result is a ravishing film that strikes a tricky balance between art film and populist family fare, and has arrived just in time for the holiday season.

Full Review Source: Montreal Gazette

December 19, 2012
Mark Adams
Screen International

A visually stunning dance and performance treat.

Full Review Source: Screen International

December 19, 2012
Megan Lehmann
Hollywood Reporter
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A negligible narrative takes nothing away from the heart-stopping beauty of the visuals in this 3D spectacular.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

December 19, 2012
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