Opening

94% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Jul 11
100% Boyhood Jul 11
13% Rage Jul 11
21% A Long Way Down Jul 11
—— The Class Of '92 Jul 08

Top Box Office

18% Transformers: Age of Extinction $37.1M
24% Tammy $21.6M
85% 22 Jump Street $9.8M
31% Deliver Us from Evil $9.7M
92% How to Train Your Dragon 2 $9.0M
48% Earth to Echo $8.4M
49% Maleficent $6.2M
53% Jersey Boys $5.2M
24% Think Like a Man Too $4.9M
90% Edge of Tomorrow $3.7M

Coming Soon

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—— Sex Tape Jul 18
—— Hercules Jul 25
—— Lucy Jul 25
—— Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 01

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New Episodes Tonight

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100% Defiance: Season 2
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41% Gang Related: Season 1
86% Maron: Season 2
94% Rectify: Season 2
—— Rookie Blue: Season 5

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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

Life in a Day Reviews

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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
sbs.com.au

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: sbs.com.au | 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
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
Tom Clift
Moviedex

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
Thomas Caldwell
Cinema Autopsy

Full Review Source: Cinema Autopsy | Original Score: 3.5/5

August 13, 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
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

It's a remarkable achievement, creating something that is meaningful, sad, and often funny from the home movies of thousands of people around the world.

Full Review Source: DCist | Original Score: 7.5/10

July 31, 2011
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies

It's all familiar, for the most part, and it's all mildly interesting.

Full Review Source: Jam! Movies | Original Score: 3/5

July 29, 2011
Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
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There are dull spots, as with any other day, yet "Life" aims to be, and occasionally is, like a YouTube-y "Our Town," giving a sense of what it is to be alive on planet Earth.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 3/5

July 29, 2011

New York Times
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November 5, 2011
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