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Europa Report Reviews

Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic
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There is something refreshing in the decidedly downbeat "Europa Report," a science-fiction film with the emphasis on science that doesn't cheat on the tension.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 4/5

August 22, 2013
Walter V. Addiego
San Francisco Chronicle
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Low key and earnest, Sebastián Cordero's "Europa Report" makes compelling use of familiar genre material to create an intelligent science fiction thriller.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 3/4

August 15, 2013
Tirdad Derakhshani
Philadelphia Inquirer
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There are scenes of unutterable beauty in Europa Report, a low-budget space exploration sci-fi suspenser from Ecuadorian director Sebastián Cordero.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 3/4

August 9, 2013
Mark Feeney
Boston Globe
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What isn't straightforward about the plot is either hackneyed, implausible, or both.

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

August 8, 2013
Michael D. Lemonick
TIME Magazine
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The idea that life evolved independently on Europa is perfectly plausible-and that makes what would be a fun and exciting film in any case all the more worth watching.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

August 8, 2013
Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader
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I'm not qualified to judge the accuracy of the scientific detail, though the filmmakers convey a genuine respect for hard science instead of the cursory interest shown by most science fiction movies.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

August 7, 2013
Andrew O'Hehir
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If this isn't quite a great movie, it should be an immensely gratifying one for sci-fi fans tired of the conceptual overkill and general dumbness of "Prometheus" or "Star Trek Into Darkness."

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August 7, 2013
Christy Lemire
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Working from Philip Gelatt's script, Cordero keeps things consistent, elegant and streamlined. "Europa Report" actually may be understated to a fault, but that's preferable to gratuitous melodrama.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/4

August 2, 2013
Sara Stewart
New York Post
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The real treat here is the science, not the fiction. The film's sleek aesthetic was developed in consultation with NASA about what such a mission would actually require, and look like as viewed on surveillance cameras.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 3/4

August 2, 2013
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
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This sincerity, coupled with a documentary-style approach, can feel a little dry, but the script's refusal to go to extremes only raises its plausibility.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 4/5

August 1, 2013
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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"Europa Report" is a Grade A version of a B picture, a streamlined science fiction story that smartly tells a familiar tale without breaking the bank.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

August 1, 2013
Mark Jenkins
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While Europa Report recalls such small-ensemble stuck-in-space flicks as Moon and Sunshine, it's basically The Blair Witch Project relocated to the vicinity of Jupiter.

Full Review Source: NPR

August 1, 2013
Stephanie Merry
Washington Post
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There are genuinely chilling moments in "Europa Report," thanks in no small part to a talented cast that will likely look familiar to viewers, even if the actors' names aren't instantly recognizable.

Full Review Source: Washington Post | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 1, 2013
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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"Europa Report" goes ploddingly where bolder films have gone before.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

August 1, 2013
Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
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Finally, a found-footage thriller that merits, and expands on, this irrationally popular format.

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

August 1, 2013
A.A. Dowd
AV Club
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There's something adventurous about dicing a deep-space opus into home-video fragments. Call it one small step for found-footage, and leave it at that.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: B-

August 1, 2013
Alan Scherstuhl
Village Voice
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Simply put, the care and thoughtfulness that goes into footage-faking has not been applied to the film's script or structure.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

July 30, 2013
Keith Uhlich
Time Out New York
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The sights are gorgeous-a seamless mix of archival imagery and impressively rendered digital views of our galaxy-and the science is, to layman's eyes and ears, more than credible.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 4/5

July 30, 2013
Stephen Farber
Hollywood Reporter
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Some viewers might have preferred a stronger finale, but the movie manages to raise provocative scientific questions about our place in the universe while also delivering some neat, understated thrills.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

July 29, 2013
William Goss
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Its high-minded emphasis on exploration and impeccable special effects are pitted against a familiar one-by-one slasher-like plot and structural cheats...

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June 29, 2013
Justin Chang
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Two currently popular strands of genre filmmaking, the low-budget sci-fier and the found-footage thriller, merge to reasonably plausible and impressively controlled effect in Europa Report.

Full Review Source: Variety

June 24, 2013
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