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Immortals Reviews

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Ben Kendrick
ScreenRant
October 2, 2012
Tarsem Singh's imaginative visuals are the main draw of Immortals - which is subsequently held together by a mostly adequate story of gods, titans, and humanity.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
March 14, 2012
an almost overwhelming aesthetic experience in which conventional storytelling and narrative logic frequently take a backseat to pure sensation
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
R. L. Shaffer
IGN DVD
March 5, 2012
Weakly plotted and emotionally flat, but visually alluring, memorable and sometimes very entertaining.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
January 11, 2012
The raw movie majesty alone makes this worth a view on the big screen, but as an adventure epic, it also works well enough.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)
November 28, 2011
The most unpretentious -- or should that be ridiculous? -- film yet from style-drunk director Tarsem Singh is also his most enjoyable, a Cuisinart-blended shot of Greek mythology and ultraviolent effects that chokes the viewer with unrelenting design.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Adam Markovitz
Entertainment Weekly
November 18, 2011
Without any narrative heft, these sights don't last in the mind much longer than they linger on screen. And yet they thrill in short-lived bursts that Singh doles out carefully, keeping pace with the audience's appetite.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Alan Jones
Radio Times
November 16, 2011
Although it's exceptionally silly and takes itself way too seriously, the movie will give lovers of expertly faked beefcake action their sword-and-sandal fix.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Graham Young
Birmingham Post
November 16, 2011
Its physical power blew me away...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Stephen Lambrechts
IGN Movies AU
November 15, 2011
With Immortals, Tarsem has created a beautiful and sumptuous mythological epic with visual strengths that far outweigh the weaknesses of its fairly standard script.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs
November 14, 2011
Just enough spectacle to make up for the lack of substance.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Mike McCahill
Scotsman
November 13, 2011
It's encouraging to see a studio movie based on Greek legend that at least looks as if they have done some of the reading and visited a few exhibitions.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
November 13, 2011
The same hyperstylized, comic book-come-to-life approach that created an invigorating experience for viewers of 300 elevates Immortals above the level of a Clash of the Titans knock-off.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Andrea Chase
Killer Movie Reviews
November 13, 2011
Immortals looks gorgeous. The CGI is rendered with imaginative care and a real sense of wonder and danger in underscoring the action. It is the real star
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Rob Humanick
Suite101.com
November 12, 2011
The fact is that Immortals would be better if it were a silent movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Mathew DeKinder
Suburban Journals of St. Louis
November 11, 2011
By combining gorgeous art direction and lighting generally reserved for Renaissance oil paintings, director Tarsem Singh goes all in on the movie's visuals while ignoring virtually everything else.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Maitland McDonagh
Film Journal International
November 11, 2011
as old-school epic entertainment dressed up with state-of-the-art effects-including remarkably natural-looking 3D--Immortals rates an easy A.
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Tasha Robinson
AV Club
November 11, 2011
As mythic spectacles go, it beats Clash Of The Titans, particularly in the areas of intimidating villainy and actual Titan-clashing.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
November 11, 2011
Solid yet hardly sensational, no luxury sedan but a good compact -- fairly efficient in its operation, typically clean in look, and guaranteed to reach its destination with a minimum of fuss.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Anton Bitel
Film4
November 11, 2011
a stylised postmodern Theseid, both epic and odd
Julian Roman
MovieWeb
November 11, 2011
Henry Cavill is on the verge of stardom.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Leonard Maltin
ReelzChannel.com
March 10, 2012
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Leah Rozen
TheWrap
March 2, 2012
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