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The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Reviews

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Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses

full review in Greek

Full Review Source: Movies for the Masses | Original Score: 3.5/5

October 3, 2006
Dan Jardine

A film I'll be able to return in years hence and have lovely waves of happiness wash over me.

Full Review Source: Cinemania | Original Score: 80/100

June 28, 2006

Time Out
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The director magically conjures emotional dividends in the film's invigorating last moments, which wordlessly celebrate an underrated and truly Andersonian virtue: solidarity.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006

Empire Magazine

The garish, exotic, retro styling is Anderson at his visual best. In terms of character and sensibility, though, this is sadly Anderson at his worst.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

April 1, 2006
Scott Tobias
AV Club
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Even when caught in a rut, Anderson's obsessive vision still yields many exhilarating surprises.

Full Review Source: AV Club

September 26, 2005
Dragan Antulov
Draxblog Movie Reviews

magnificent display of talents not weaved into coherent story

Full Review Source: Draxblog Movie Reviews | Original Score: 6/10

August 31, 2005
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Has a quiet comical edginess that reflects the poignancy of the situation and the characters.

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

August 14, 2005
Eric Harrison
Houston Chronicle
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This take on undersea adventure movies, though studded with amusing bits, feels smug and self-satisfied, as if the quirkiness no longer is merely a by-product of the way Anderson views the world.

Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle

July 21, 2005
Scott Weinberg
DVD Clinic

Expect the absurd, the bizarre, the sweet, and the occasionally surreal, and you'll probably have a darn good time with The Life Aquatic.

Full Review Source: DVD Clinic | Original Score: 4.5/5

May 25, 2005
Rumsey Taylor
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

Successfully, the film employs a sense of discovery that is befitting; you're eager to see what Zissou sees beneath the ocean's surface. You just may not feel what he does.

Full Review Source: Not Coming to a Theater Near You

May 24, 2005
Stephen Hunter
Washington Post
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There's nothing wrong with Wes Anderson's The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou that a digital insertion of Gene Hackman wouldn't solve.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

May 20, 2005
Jason Blake
Sydney Morning Herald

There's precious little humanity on display and Steve Zissou is nowhere near as compelling a character as his similarly downbeat Bob Harris in Lost In Translation.

Full Review Source: Sydney Morning Herald

May 13, 2005
Todd Gilchrist

Suggests that Wes Anderson may have become too immersed in his own meticulous and idiosyncratic world to quite realize that he's left ours far behind.

Full Review Source:

May 10, 2005
Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

Funny, gorgeous, and touching in spurts.

Full Review Source: Lessons of Darkness

May 4, 2005
Derek Smith
Cinematic Reflections

There is a distinct sense that Anderson is trying to re-invent himself with this film.

Full Review Source: Cinematic Reflections | Original Score: 72/100

April 23, 2005

Kudos for tone and flavor, but if you take the meat of something we aren't inclined to eat, all the best seasonings in the world won't save it.

Full Review Source: Cinerina | Original Score: 1.5/5

April 21, 2005
Mark Pfeiffer
Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema

The film's storyline plays out as a comic riff on Moby-Dick, which is hilarious if you're on Anderson's wavelength but will probably bore to tears those who aren't.

Full Review Source: Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema | Original Score: A

April 13, 2005
Jonathan Romney

Orson Welles said a film studio was the best train-set a boy could have, but The Life Aquatic is something else: Anderson uses the sound stages of Cinecittá like a kid playing with toy boats in the bath. He makes one hell of a splash.

Full Review Source: Independent | Original Score: 3/5

March 7, 2005
Shay Casey

Anderson's ability to deftly flip between whimsy and sentiment remains intact.

Full Review Source: FilmFocus | Original Score: 93/100

February 22, 2005
Matthew Turner

Stylish, quirky, enjoyable comedy-drama, with a superb ensemble cast and a terrific soundtrack - this is a treat for fans of Anderson's work, although the uninitiated may be less impressed.

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

February 19, 2005
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