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90% Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 01
81% Get On Up Aug 01
88% Calvary Aug 01
0% Behaving Badly Aug 01
36% Child Of God Aug 01

Top Box Office

59% Lucy $43.9M
63% Hercules $29.8M
91% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes $16.8M
57% The Purge: Anarchy $10.5M
44% Planes: Fire And Rescue $9.5M
18% Sex Tape $6.1M
17% Transformers: Age of Extinction $4.7M
16% And So It Goes $4.6M
24% Tammy $3.5M
91% A Most Wanted Man $2.7M

Coming Soon

—— Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Aug 08
88% Step Up: All In Aug 08
—— Into The Storm Aug 08
—— The Hundred-Foot Journey Aug 08
87% What If Aug 08

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90% The Honorable Woman: Season 1

New Episodes Tonight

100% Defiance: Season 2
40% Dominion: Season 1
41% Gang Related: Season 1
86% Maron: Season 2
56% Married: Season 1
94% Rectify: Season 2
—— Rookie Blue: Season 5
39% Rush: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
85% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
41% Working the Engels: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

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86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
91% The Divide: Season 1
83% Extant: Season 1
—— Graceland: Season 2
—— Hot in Cleveland: Season 5
50% Jennifer Falls: Season 1
—— Motive: Season 2
69% Mystery Girls: Season 1
—— Rogue: Season 2
100% Suits: Season 4
38% Taxi Brooklyn: Season 1
—— Wilfred: Season 4
43% Young & Hungry: Season 1

The Incredible Shrinking Man Reviews

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Rob Humanick
Suite101.com

Earns its ponderous tone, and the final moments are as fitting as they are unexpected.

Full Review Source: Suite101.com | Original Score: 4/5

October 28, 2011

TV Guide's Movie Guide

Notable for its relatively intelligent script, for some imaginatively amusing special effects, and for an existential streak which finally has our (tiny) hero pondering the meaning of existence.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 3/4

June 6, 2007
John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

Surprisingly provocative 50's sci-fi that goes beyond the thrilling spider battle

| Original Score: 4/5

April 6, 2007
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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A moving, strangely pantheist assertion of what it really means to be alive. A pulp masterpiece.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A pulp gem.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: A

May 4, 2006
Bosley Crowther
New York Times
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Unless a viewer is addicted to freakish ironies, the unlikely spectacle of Mr. Williams losing an inch of height each week will become tiresome before Universal has emptied its lab of science-fiction clichés.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2/5

March 25, 2006
Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World

One of the landmark sci-fi efforts of the 1950s

| Original Score: 5/5

October 1, 2004
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

One of the best s-f flicks of the 1950s. A tragic story that is exciting and touching.

| Original Score: 4/5

June 26, 2003

Film4

Sparse direction allows the tension to build naturally so that the terror and poignancy of the story work their way into the audience's brain without being forced. A total classic.

Full Review Source: Film4

May 24, 2003
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Clever, but pretentious

| Original Score: 3/5

July 30, 2002
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

All-time sci-fi classic.

| Original Score: 5/5

July 25, 2002
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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The surreal intensity of outsize objects that loom as the hero shrinks is handled effectively, and the mystical happy ending is a better payoff than one would expect of the genre.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

January 1, 2000
James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page

The special effects and trick photography are cleverly done (for its time). Also, the story is intelligently handled.

Full Review Source: Sci-Fi Movie Page | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 1, 2000
Michael Szymanski
International Press Academy

| Original Score: 3/5

September 23, 2005
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: 4/5

July 22, 2005
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

| Original Score: 4/5

February 3, 2005
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

| Original Score: 2/5

January 7, 2003

Variety
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March 26, 2009
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