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Into the Wild Reviews

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Dave Calhoun
Time Out
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Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 3/5

November 18, 2011
Ben Kenigsberg
Time Out
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Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 4/5

November 17, 2011
JimmyO
JoBlo's Movie Emporium

Every once in awhile, a movie will come outta nowhere and blow your socks off.

Full Review Source: JoBlo's Movie Emporium | Original Score: 9/10

April 5, 2011
Jeff Otto
ReelzChannel.com

It's a bit heavy-handed, but ultimately a rewarding watch.

Full Review Source: ReelzChannel.com | Original Score: 8/10

February 9, 2011
Nick Rogers
Suite101.com

Even in its harrowing final moments, it reaches a spiritually transcendent pinnacle - the idea of ending one long, strange trip and plummeting into an even-greater unknown with both fear and elation. A stirring American drama of comfort and conflict.

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

September 23, 2010
Matthew Pejkovic
Matt's Movie Reviews

An uplifting and enriching cautionary tale about one man's spiritual adventure on the road and in the wilderness.

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

July 6, 2010
Tim Robey
Sight and Sound

Even Penn's more indulgent flourishes seem to enhance the film's keen feeling.

Full Review Source: Sight and Sound

July 6, 2010

Penn's film displays a deep and abiding love for America, set against a critique of the uglier aspects that exist alongside all that the beauty.

Full Review Source: DCist | Original Score: 8/10

June 10, 2010
Paul Chambers
CNNRadio

A long trip, but worth the wait. Paul Chambers, CNN.

Full Review Source: CNNRadio | Original Score: B-

July 22, 2009

I would never do what Christopher McCandless did, and yet I found Into the Wild to be incredibly inspiring.

Full Review Source: CHUD | Original Score: 9/10

February 27, 2009
Tony Macklin
Fayetteville Free Weekly

Into The Wild has been made into a prayer of a motion picture by Sean Penn. It may not touch everybody, but those whom it does touch, it will touch deeply. It is a haunting odyssey.

Full Review Source: Fayetteville Free Weekly | Original Score: 4.0/5

February 2, 2009
Peter Canavese
ON Magazine

Penn has managed an impressive achievement that qualifies as a great American film. [Blu-ray]

Full Review Source: ON Magazine | Original Score: 3.5/4

December 31, 2008
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...it's not the character of McCandless...but the supporting cast and characters who bring the story to life.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 7/10

December 9, 2008
Bob Mondello
NPR.org
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As [Hirsch] struggles with the elements, his increasing frailty and the cinematography's increasing grandeur mesh in a way that's at once iconic and wrenching.

Full Review Source: NPR.org

October 18, 2008
Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight

Often too concerned with how smart he's being, Sean Penn gets the quiet moments right while some of the more dialogue-intensive come off poorly.

Full Review Source: Cinema Sight | Original Score: 2.5/4

September 30, 2008
Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide

an intensely intimate and personal experience

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 88/100

August 7, 2008
Adam Tobias
Watertown Daily Times

Hirsch may be the talk of Into the Wild, but Penn should be commended for putting together such a strong cast.

Full Review Source: Watertown Daily Times | Original Score: 4/5

July 23, 2008
Ross Anthony
Hollywood Report Card

Perhaps destined to follow the same emotional arc as the true story it portrays, the film starts with great promise, passion, and inspiration only to quietly wane.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Report Card | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 16, 2008
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide

Sean Penn deserves huge credit for the gentle hand he has used in telling this incredible story.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 85/100

March 19, 2008
Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views

Into the Wild is a film to meditate on. It's long, it's not particularly fast-moving but it struck me in a carnal fashion.

Full Review Source: Movie Views

March 18, 2008

Sight and Sound
June 18, 2012
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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June 8, 2012
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