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Life in a Day Reviews

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Michael Dequina

All too well summed up by its closing bit, where a young woman bemoans how she hoped for an eventful day but ended up with another rather mundane one.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 2.5/4

July 16, 2012
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

The many windows into different lives, capturing moments humorous and sad, ordinary and momentous, build into quite a moving film.

Full Review Source: Capital Times (Madison, WI) | Original Score: 3.5/4

September 23, 2011
Simon Foster

It's best to simply ignore its corporate branding and accept the spirit of deeper understanding and celebration of the project's intention.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/5

September 2, 2011
Annette Basile
FILMINK (Australia)

With director Kevin Macdonald finding a rhythm among the myriad footage submitted, this honest, funny and touching doco is an incredible achievement.

Full Review Source: FILMINK (Australia)

September 2, 2011
Julie Rigg
MovieTime, ABC Radio National

You walk out with a good feeling, having seen a lot of humanity in the almost raw.

Full Review Source: MovieTime, ABC Radio National

September 2, 2011
Paul Byrnes
Sydney Morning Herald

It's a feel-good movie in that sense, affirmative without being sentimental or exploitative.

Full Review Source: Sydney Morning Herald | Original Score: 4/5

September 2, 2011
Leigh Paatsch
Herald Sun (Australia)

Not all of this stuff will totally grip you with its urgency or relevance, but not a second of it (yes, even that fellow contemplating his laundry list) will wear out its welcome.

Full Review Source: Herald Sun (Australia) | Original Score: 3/5

September 2, 2011
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Almost inevitably, a film made from these snippets is less than the sum of its parts.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

September 2, 2011
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

The clips add up to a poignant reminder of how much beauty there is in our world and its people.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 3/4

September 2, 2011
Ed Gibbs
Sydney Morning Herald

Inevitably, the 90-minute film has a lot to live up to. And, by and large, it succeeds in its mandate.

Full Review Source: Sydney Morning Herald | Original Score: 8/10

September 1, 2011
Matthew Pejkovic
Matt's Movie Reviews

While its intentions are pure and its goals often on mark with its presentation of a world both banal and spectacular, Life in a Day cannot help but delve into pretentious territory, creating an equally engrossing and frustrating viewing experience.

Full Review Source: Matt's Movie Reviews | Original Score: 3/5

August 31, 2011
Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

There is a cumulative effect of so many snapshots of life on earth, but it isn't meaningful so much as jumbled

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

August 27, 2011
Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile

Sometimes it soars, sometimes it flops. Worse still, it gets boring. Our fascination lies in the diversity of experience

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

August 27, 2011
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

Resides somewhere between the head trip of 'Koyaanisqatsi' and the it's-a-small-world-after-all reassurance of a Kodak commercial.

Full Review Source: Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN) | Original Score: 2/4

August 25, 2011
Tom Clift

Breaks all the established rules of filmmaking and storytelling, yet comes together as something that is unique, inspirational and occasionally profound.

Full Review Source: Moviedex | Original Score: 4.5/5

August 15, 2011
Robert Levin
Film School Rejects

Testifies to the remarkable, democratizing nature of cinema and the power of images seen and voices heard for the first time.

Full Review Source: Film School Rejects | Original Score: 3/4

August 12, 2011
Bruce Diones
New Yorker
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This pointillistic view of everyday people never quite gels as a movie, but it has its point-and-click moments.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

August 8, 2011
Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor
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What I took away were some individual moments from people whose lives I wish had played out more.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor | Original Score: 3.5/5

August 5, 2011
Molly Eichel
Philadelphia Daily News

What makes "Life in a Day" so compelling is how completely ordinary it is. There are no YouTube antics, no one is putting on a show. It's simply a collection of how people decided to spend one July day.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Daily News | Original Score: B+

August 5, 2011
Tom Russo
Boston Globe
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Give Macdonald and crew credit for picking out good, clear, telling contrasts, and not sweating potential heavy-handedness.

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

August 4, 2011
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