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The Black Hole Reviews

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
May 9, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
October 23, 2004
Takes us all the way to the rim of space only to bog us down in a talky melodrama whipped up out of mad scientists and haunted houses.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Bob Grimm
Las Vegas Mercury
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 2/5
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
September 25, 2014
Desperately tries to fuse Disney's characteristic kiddie funtime japery with Star Wars-style action and world-building.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com
July 23, 2007
An elegant, if stubbornly unexciting, popcorn-muncher that flips into a chin-scratcher, with a crew of mostly bland heroes.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
September 28, 2003
Disney's first PG-rated film was pioneering for its time (integrating special effects better than any film before it), but it suffers pretty badly today.
| Original Score: 2.5/5
Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
October 5, 2002
A weak, unfocused s-f venture; not one of Disney's shining moments.
| Original Score: 2/5
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
August 15, 2004
...with so many great fantasy and sci-fi films appearing in the intervening years, I doubt that too many adults are going to find the Disney flick of much interest. I didn't.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
Sean Axmaker
Turner Classic Movies Online
October 13, 2007
The science of this fiction is as hokey as the drama, but the imaginative art design and excellent special effects are magnificent.
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
November 22, 2007
Is let down by the weak script.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page
January 1, 2000
Something less fun than the worst exploitation sci-fl flick thrown at us by the likes of Roger Corman.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Kyle Counts
Gay & Lesbian Times
May 22, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing
September 1, 2004
Even as a fantasy-lovin' boy of 14, I was bored silly by this movie, and a repeat viewing just last week revealed that the film has, if anything, gotten worse over time.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
December 10, 2002
| Original Score: 0/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
April 7, 2012
Despite Oscar nominations for cinematography and visual effects, the Black Hole, an attempt to cash in on the sucess of Star Wars, leaves much to be desired.
Full Review | Original Score: C
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Time Out
February 9, 2006
Disney's most ambitious and costly production to date -- about a spaceship crew which encounters a Black Hole and a long-lost madman -- and if looks were everything, you could hardly fault it.
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
January 30, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
James Rocchi
Netflix
February 11, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Clint Morris
Moviehole
March 23, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
David Cornelius
eFilmCritic.com
February 14, 2007
Ranks among the very best films to come from the post-Star Wars sci-fi boom.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
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