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Life of Pi Reviews

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Eric D. Snider

Among movies that are intended to be spiritually insightful, this is one of the most hollow and disappointing that I've seen, a surface-level rendering of platitudinous feel-good hooey.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: C

July 27, 2013
Will Leitch

This movie is to be seen and experienced. It is not to be heard.

Full Review Source: Deadspin | Original Score: B

June 23, 2013
David Thomson
The New Republic
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Veteran filmmakers will warn you, don't film at sea and don't work with animals. Ang Lee built a vast tank in Taiwan and he whips up awesome storms. [However,] watching the water here is more rewarding than watching the characters.

Full Review Source: The New Republic

June 14, 2013
Carla Meyer
Sacramento Bee

Teenage acting newcomer Suraj Sharma, discovered through a casting call in India, gives Pi an earnestness and toughness that ground this elaborate story.

Full Review Source: Sacramento Bee | Original Score: 4/4

May 28, 2013
Margot Harrison
Seven Days

The power of Life of Pi sneaks up on you, rather like the raw sadness of Lee's best-known previous prestige pic, Brokeback Mountain.

Full Review Source: Seven Days | Original Score: 8/10

May 22, 2013
Al Alexander
The Patriot Ledger

Some of the most gorgeous 3D images this side of 'Avatar.'

Full Review Source: The Patriot Ledger | Original Score: B-

May 13, 2013
Jason Best
Movie Talk

Everywhere you look there are images of beguiling beauty: a mirror-like sea reflecting golden clouds; a sudden swarm of flying fish; an island bristling with meerkats; and a breaching whale glowing with bioluminescence as it leaps out of the water.

Full Review Source: Movie Talk

April 30, 2013
Jeremy Lebens
We Got This Covered

Ang Lee's Life of Pi is a visual masterpiece, often transcending the boundaries of special effects and what they're capable of, but the film's actual story is hollow.

Full Review Source: We Got This Covered | Original Score: 3.5/5

March 23, 2013
Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight

The search for religion takes a back seat to the spectacular visual splendor of a boy floating alone on the ocean with a vicious tiger.

Full Review Source: Cinema Sight | Original Score: 3.5/4

March 21, 2013
James Plath
Movie Metropolis

"Life of Pi" isn't just a visual effects movie stuck at sea. There's a compelling story here as well.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 8/10

March 13, 2013
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Endorses the notion of blind faith, and denial as a positive character trait.

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed

February 24, 2013
Linda Cook
KWQC-TV (Iowa)

Mystical and endless as the number pi, 'The Life of Pi' works on a number of levels, all of them enchanting.

Full Review Source: KWQC-TV (Iowa) | Original Score: 4/4

February 3, 2013
Brian Gibson
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

Takes some time to find its flow. The CGI-tiger is the greatest marvel here-the intensity of its stare alone makes it the truest fiction of all. Religious platitudes remain fairly pat; the final allegory's overstated.

Full Review Source: Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

January 29, 2013
Sam Bathe
Fan The Fire

The morals of the story don't come through, while the film's extensive metaphors are belatedly rammed down your throat like a get out of jail free card.

Full Review Source: Fan The Fire | Original Score: 2/5

January 20, 2013

Ang Lee's extraordinary, lyrical, beautiful, moving, genre-defying Life of Pi can be recommended with the simple, sweeping assurance that it is unlike anything you have ever seen before.

Full Review Source: 3AW | Original Score: 4.5/5

January 16, 2013
Tom Clift

A dazzling digital dreamscape that sets staggering new heights for what can be accomplished with 3D technology.

Full Review Source: Moviedex | Original Score: 4/5

January 12, 2013
Rob Humanick
Projection Booth

Martel's novel could have yielded a greater film in different hands, but Lee's work remains one to be grateful for.

Full Review Source: Projection Booth

January 10, 2013
Matt Neal
The Standard

(Ang) Lee has gone above and beyond, executing the job with near flawless precision.

Full Review Source: The Standard | Original Score: 5/5

January 9, 2013
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle

When adrift with Pi and the tiger on the open sea, the film is at its most wondrous: a ravishing spectacle that treads judiciously on the infinite line between what's possible and impossible.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 3/5

January 8, 2013
Jake Mulligan
Boston Phoenix

Life poses as a spiritual experience, but it's more like a postcard.

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

January 8, 2013
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