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Under the Skin Reviews

Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
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All this is initially fascinating, and then progressively less so.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 2.5/4

May 9, 2014
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
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Most of Under the Skin operates on an almost subconscious level. The truth is out there in Glazer's screenplay, which he co-wrote with Walter Campbell, but it's intuitive rather than didactic.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 3.5/4

May 8, 2014
Richard Roeper
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One of the most polarizing movies in recent years.

Full Review Source: Richard | Original Score: 5/5

April 19, 2014
Tom Long
Detroit News
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A direct descendant of Nicolas Roeg's classic "The Man Who Fell to Earth," "Under the Skin" is the kind of movie people will be talking about, and dissecting and puzzling over, for years.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: A-

April 18, 2014
Calvin Wilson
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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Visually stunning but virtually indecipherable ...

Full Review Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Original Score: 3/4

April 18, 2014
Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Under the Skin definitely gets under your skin.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 3.5/4

April 18, 2014
Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic
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The story is at once simple and impenetrable. Visually it is arresting, when it isn't murky, and the droning, atonal soundtrack is as perfect for the film as it is annoying.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 4/5

April 17, 2014
Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader
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This arty sci-fi thriller, adapted from a 2000 novel by Michael Faber, raises far more questions than it answers, yet that enigmatic quality is central to its appeal.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader | Original Score: 3/4

April 17, 2014
Rafer Guzman
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"Under the Skin" clearly does not intend to telegraph its meaning, but meaning may not be the movie's strong suit.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 2/4

April 14, 2014
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
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Once "Under the Skin" reaches its surprisingly affecting conclusion, it feels less like a cinematic novel than a well-executed short story.

Full Review Source: Washington Post | Original Score: 3.5/4

April 10, 2014
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
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"Under the Skin" begins to take on the feel of tragedy; of a creature trapped, like that baby, somewhere it cannot survive.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 3.5/4

April 10, 2014
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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The movie's a cinematic Rubik's Cube that snaps together surprisingly easily, yet whose larger meanings remain tantalizingly out of reach.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3.5/4

April 10, 2014
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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"Under the Skin" is original to the highest degree. Is it a great film? I'm not convinced. Are there moments of greatness in it? Quite a few.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 3.5/4

April 10, 2014
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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This becomes quite dull, even sleep-inducing, especially considering the movie's overall cast of slow-moving gloom.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 2/4

April 10, 2014
James Berardinelli
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It's as existential as a sci-fi/horror film can possibly be. It requires that the viewer slip into a meditative mood and remain there for more than 90 minutes.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3/4

April 7, 2014
Christy Lemire
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Pondering the questions, reveling in the mysteries - that's what matters. And I haven't even said the words naked Scarlett Johansson yet.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/4

April 5, 2014
Dan Kois
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I was willing to watch more to discover what was underneath the surface. Once I found out, I was frozen in place, and then Scarlett Johansson and Jonathan Glazer had their way with me.

Full Review Source: Slate

April 4, 2014
David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture
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At times the film is right on the border between mesmerizing and narcotizing, but it casts an otherworldly spell.

Full Review Source: New York Magazine/Vulture

April 4, 2014
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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A beautiful and often hypnotic film.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger | Original Score: 3/4

April 4, 2014
Wesley Morris
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Glazer's made an icy thriller of ontological and existential proportions. What does it mean to be human, to be alive? In Johansson he has a star who doesn't fear being a repository of those questions.

Full Review Source: Grantland

April 3, 2014
Betsy Sharkey
Los Angeles Times
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Watching this film feels like a genesis moment - of sci-fi fable, of filmmaking, of performance - with all the ambiguity and excitement that implies.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times

April 3, 2014
Andrew O'Hehir
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One of the many startling things about "Under the Skin" is how complicated and distressing a story can be told with almost no dialogue and absolutely no explanation or back story.

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April 3, 2014
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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The movie's eerie, climactic image challenges our conventional notions of human identity and leaves us reflecting on the possibility that every being in the universe is an alien in disguise.

Full Review Source: New York Times

April 3, 2014
Claudia Puig
USA Today
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So unfathomable that it feels like a dully haunting nightmare whose details retreat and fade almost immediately upon waking.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 2/4

April 3, 2014
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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Jonathan Glazer's "Under the Skin" holds you in a state of suspense tinged with dread from the very first image on the screen.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

April 3, 2014
Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
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Beautifully eerie, yet disappointingly dull ...

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 2/5

April 3, 2014
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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Johansson is phenomenal in every sense of the word. She joins Glazer in creating a brave experiment in cinema that richly rewards the demands it makes. The result is an amazement, a film of beauty and shocking gravity.

Full Review Source: Rolling Stone | Original Score: 3.5/4

April 3, 2014
Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
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Under the Skin falls in love with its bleak monotony. It is a melodrama with all the thrills surgically excised.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

April 3, 2014
A.A. Dowd
AV Club
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Under The Skin lets its nightmarish imagery do the talking, forgoing explanation in favor of total sensory immersion.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: A-

April 3, 2014
Rex Reed
New York Observer
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Dream girl Scarlett Johansson digs for oil and hits a dry hole in Under the Skin.

Full Review Source: New York Observer | Original Score: 1/4

April 3, 2014
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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A rather shapeless film where what's happening onscreen is often less interesting than trying to figure out whether the participants recognize they're sharing the cab of a truck with a world-famous actress.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 1/4

April 3, 2014
Alonso Duralde
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Johansson provides an extraordinary window into an alien being; through her eyes, we see and hear the world as someone not from here would. Her performance is the payoff that makes Glazer's enigmatic storytelling choices so effective.

Full Review Source: TheWrap

April 2, 2014
Stephanie Zacharek
Village Voice
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There are dozens of mysteries in Under the Skin that don't cohere in any logical way but work like gangbusters on the imaginative subconscious.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

April 1, 2014
Jocelyn Noveck
Associated Press
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When you wake up from this odd dream, you may wonder what the point was. It's probably there, but it's lost in that dark fog.

Full Review Source: Associated Press

April 1, 2014
Anthony Lane
New Yorker
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Glazer is nothing if not ambitious; the rough edge of naturalism, on the streets, slices into the more controlled and stylized look of science fiction, and the result seems both to drift and to gather to a point of almost painful intensity.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

March 31, 2014
Ben Kenigsberg
AV Club
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This is hardly the first film to observe an alien encountering strange customs, but it may be the first that seems conceived from that perspective formally as well as dramatically.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: a-

September 13, 2013
Todd McCarthy
Hollywood Reporter
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Viewers willing to embrace a purely visual experience without dramatic, emotional or psychological substance will comprise an ardent cheering section, but the film provides too little for even relatively adventurous specialized audiences to latch onto ...

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

September 12, 2013
Scott Foundas
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An undeniably ambitious but ultimately torpid and silly tale of an alien on the prowl.

Full Review Source: Variety

September 8, 2013
Jon Frosch
The Atlantic
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A sometimes hypnotically beautiful, sometimes monotonous sci-fi experiment.

Full Review Source: The Atlantic

September 4, 2013
Dave Calhoun
Time Out
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An intoxicating marvel, strange and sublime.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 5/5

September 4, 2013
William Goss
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A deliberately oblique work that prizes textures above answers.

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August 30, 2013
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