Contact Reviews

July 18, 2018
Despite its lineage and some impressive special effects, Contact is a disappointingly earthbound production, weighed down by the ballast of talking-heads dramaturgy and bloated storytelling.
February 28, 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
February 16, 2011
Something like one of those mysterious asteroids that get the astronomers all worked up: a large body of gaseous matter surrounding a relatively small core of solid substance.
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.
June 9, 2007
Begins with a big bang, gradually falls into a lull and finally succumbs to entropy.
December 22, 2010
Thoughtful adaptation of the Carl Sagan novel.
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.
October 6, 2009
...exactly the kind of movie that makes high-definition reproduction so much fun. (Blu-ray Edition)
October 6, 2009
...one of the best pure science-fiction films since 2001.