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The Time Machine Reviews

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December 29, 2010
A good movie based on H.G. Wells' classic novel.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 2, 2008
The Time Machine is harmless, if ineffectual fun.
December 30, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 30, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 8, 2003
...The computer-generated wizardry is certainly present and accounted for, even if the opportunity for social commentary or literary integrity has been left largely untapped.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 29, 2003
Entertaining, but missing a suitable point.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 30, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 20, 2002
I love the opening scenes of a wintry New York City in 1899. Cinematic poetry showcases the city's old-world charm before machines change nearly everything.
June 21, 2002
With one barnyard sound effect Orlando Jones sums up the whole Eloi/Morlock issue & was the most memorable moment in the film.
Full Review| Original Score: 3.5/5
May 30, 2002
Apesar de seus graves problemas, o filme consegue entreter.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 20, 2002
. It's a brilliant revision of the book and it offers a motivation for the invention that's lacking in the first film version.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
April 19, 2002
This is a movie both efficient and vast, both ambitious and conventional, both funny and believable.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
April 16, 2002
While comparisons are inevitable, if you go into the 2002 film willing to look at it on its own merits, you will be rewarded.
Full Review | Original Score: B
April 15, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
March 18, 2002
It's passable big-budget trash, with a few diverting moments and a refreshing clarity in the design of the sets and special effects.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 15, 2002
I think The Time Machine will hold your interest. But I had the sense they were just whetting my appetite here-that the film could have been significantly more than it was.
Full Review| Original Score: B-
March 11, 2002
Full Review| Original Score: 6/10
March 11, 2002
This new Time Machine is hardly perfect... yet it proves surprisingly serviceable. Even at its worst, it's not half-bad.
Full Review | Original Score: B
March 11, 2002
...wears its admiration to the George Pal film prominently on its sleeve.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
March 9, 2002
It is an imaginative adventure yarn with good cinematography, great production design and excellent art direction ... Guy Pearce is effective as the leading man.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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