The Time Traveler's Wife Reviews

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures
July 21, 2012
The Time Traveler's Wife is a chick flick all around, and fans of the chick flick genre are going to eat this movie up.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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David Fear
Time Out
November 18, 2011
That the actors can pull off such Oprah-friendly, sci-fi-inflected sap and keep straight faces is the most fantastic thing about this loopy love story.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Staci Layne Wilson
Sci-Fi Weekly
October 27, 2011
Actually, In Time's not that bad. It's just not that good, either.
Dave White
April 4, 2011
The movie also introduces the concept of time-traveling fetuses, yet we're never treated to this in any visual way.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Joshua Starnes
March 21, 2011
As it stands, The Time Traveler's Wife is decent evening's entertainment with an intriguing enough premise and some strong heart tugging to keep the women happy and the men from getting too bored.
Full Review | Original Score: 6.5/10
October 29, 2010
A great leading couple and an interesting concept make The Time Traveler's Wife a romance worth remembering for its normality.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Brian Orndorf
June 2, 2010
It's beautifully crafted and endearingly old-fashioned all the way; an alluring soap opera for those who like to dive into the deep end of the syrup pool.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat
February 10, 2010
You can constantly feel The Time Traveler's Wife reaching for emotional depth, yet it never gets there.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Prairie Miller
February 6, 2010
With a dash of Benjamin Button and Back to the Future, this existential travelogue with supersized erotic separation anxiety issues, may leave viewers not in the mood for long distance time travel, simply with a case of lingering jet lag.
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
February 3, 2010
I kept doing what every fantasy should never allow one to do--question it every step of the way.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Sandra Hall
Sydney Morning Herald
November 5, 2009
While the script could have done more to exploit Bana's sense of humour, it does profit from his directness. There are no false heroics.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Vicky Roach
Daily Telegraph (Australia)
November 5, 2009
Sure to hit the spot for anyone with an appetite for sweet, unselfconscious romantic fantasy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Leigh Paatsch
Herald Sun (Australia)
November 5, 2009
Bana and McAdams do share a pleasant chemistry, but can never quite trump the dull and earnest nature of the material they are working with here.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Des Partridge
Courier Mail (Australia)
November 5, 2009
This is undoubtedly Bana's best American performance and you can genuinely believe in Bana and McAdams as lovers who give the story its emotion.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Giles Hardie
November 4, 2009
A graceful, elegant love story, that carefully avoids quasi-science, time travelling philosophy or mills and boon style passionate embraces, focussing instead on the means by which two truly star crossed lovers cope with their unique lives together.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Margaret Pomeranz
At the Movies (Australia)
November 4, 2009
I don't think the book is a masterpiece but the film is just plain disappointing.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jim Schembri
The Age (Australia)
November 4, 2009
Without any notion of what type of film it wants to be, The Time Traveller's Wife is neither funny nor charming, moving nor romantic.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Alicia Malone
FILMINK (Australia)
November 3, 2009
The Time Traveller's Wife makes for an enjoyable enough movie experience, if all you are after is a few tears, a nice romance and a frequently naked Eric Bana; but viewers unfamiliar with the novel might be left wondering what all the fuss was about.
Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile
October 31, 2009
It's a complex and often confusing story as the two key characters weave in and out of different time zones, but somehow it works; no doubt due to terrific performances by Rachel McAdams and Eric Bana
Pablo Villaša
Cinema em Cena
October 16, 2009
O cineasta se sai bem ao desenvolver seus personagens e a trama sem permitir que a possibilidade do excesso de aš˙car afunde o projeto.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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