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Contact Reviews

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February 27, 2018
If Contact is disappointingly soft in the head, it can also enthrall. Zemeckis is such a potent imagemaker that he is capable, for long stretches at a time, of sweeping you up in his vision.
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: B+
December 22, 2010
Thoughtful adaptation of the Carl Sagan novel.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 31, 2010
Uma ficção científica que confere peso semelhante aos dois termos do gênero: se sua narrativa ficcional é intrigante e bem desenvolvida, sua ciência jamais se entrega ao implausível.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
October 6, 2009 of the best pure science-fiction films since 2001.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
August 20, 2009
No wonder the astronomer's philosophy of contact boils down to this: Don't call me, I'll call you.
March 26, 2009
Like Jodie Foster's hopeful space voyager in the picture, "Contact" may not travel quite as far as it hopes to go, but the trip is worth taking nonetheless.
October 13, 2007
Magical, captivating entertainment.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
April 9, 2005
It is a good sci-fi yarn.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
December 6, 2004
By hating the two-dimensional villain ... the audience feels they have found 'the bad guy' and aren't challenged to consider the flimsiness in Arroway's or Josse's perspectives.
Read More | Original Score: B
January 12, 2004
Gran, gran película, una de esas que merecería más páginas...
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
October 15, 2002
A rare find -- a science-fiction film more interested in ideas than scary critters.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 7, 2002 the makers of Contact... with making precisely the kind of movie that we imagine [Carl] Sagan would have wanted made.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: B
June 23, 2002
The build-up of the film is exceptionally well written, as ``Contact'' gives us two attractive adults who actually discuss issues and concepts instead of trading coy double entendres.
February 26, 2002
Offers an inspired and inspiring close encounter with the ineffable mystery that lies at the heart of each individual and at the core of the majestic universe.
October 24, 2001
It's more visceral than I can explain in a short little review like this - but you can feel your breath in your throat at the most unexpected times.
Full Review| Original Score: 5
May 11, 2001
An exhilarating adventure.
February 27, 2001
For once, a $90 million Summer Event Movie that (gasp!) uses special effects to further a plot instead of just to blow things up.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 1, 2001
A science fiction story that's more about people than it is about science. In fact it is more about faith than it is about science.
Full Review | Original Score: 10/10
January 1, 2000
Contact is at its most relaxed when it sheds its intellectual pretensions and reveals its media-wise sense of humor.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
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