The Adjustment Bureau Reviews

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August 16, 2011
...if our current president got elected after admitting to having used cocaine in the past do you really think mooning someone in college would cause someone not to vote for him?
August 16, 2011
The fact that The Adjustment Bureau asks deeper questions is admirable, and it does so about an onscreen couple actually worth caring about.
August 15, 2011
A bit muddled through the middle third and a Hollywood-like ending make for a good, though not a brilliant film.
July 26, 2011
Eventually the whole thing feels a little too silly to be able to take any of its inherent concerns meaningfully.
June 28, 2011
What's intriguing is that this is essentially a sweet love story coated in a layer of Phillip K Dick.
June 28, 2011
The Bureau's dictat is certainly a blow to the notion, held by a few lunatics, that there's nothing more important in life than being happy. Apparently it's more important to be ambitious and attain some sort of status.
June 27, 2011
Too bad the film doesn't have anything else to offer besides the chemistry between the photogenic leads, the handsome location shooting and the usual bromides ...
June 25, 2011
The Adjustment Bureau offers an interesting sci-fi premise that will intrigue in its metaphysical nature, yet that intrigue is not repaid as the move becomes a glossy, effects-driven love story.
June 23, 2011
Nolfi and his colleagues make especially good use of New York, filming everywhere from the Brooklyn waterfront to the lobby of the Museum of Modern Art. It's a fresh look at a familiar city. But Nolfi drops the ball in the home stretch, and that's...
June 15, 2011
... in the long list of films translating and transforming the stories of the ubiquitous Philip K. Dick, this falls in the 'Watchable but Disappointing' category.
May 27, 2011
Paranoia never looked so good.
May 13, 2011
Uma narrativa intrigante, tensa e romântica que mantém o espectador interessado durante a maior parte da projeção.
May 12, 2011
If you can buy into the sci-fi angle, this rom-action is smart and brisk enough to stand above similarly-themed films--helped tremendously by the chemistry of its stars.
May 4, 2011
... more hearts-aflutter romance than nuts-and-bolts sci-fi.
April 29, 2011
Philip K. Dick doesn't always work on screen
April 25, 2011
A romantic thriller that manages a rather remarkable feat: sending us on a headlong pursuit of life's meaning, even as the banal everydayness of real life closes in on one side and the anything-goes magic of science fiction closes in on the other.
April 24, 2011
Focus on love story distracts from film's concept
April 22, 2011
The film's chief interest isn't plumbing philosophical questions of fate, providence and autonomy but, instead, wallowing in skimpy fairy-tale romanticism.
April 13, 2011
A largely entertaining and compelling paranoid thriller only let down by its final scenes.
April 4, 2011
After decades of near misses, someone's finally made a great movie out of a Philip K. Dick story -- by throwing out almost everything and spinning the concept in an entirely new direction.
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