At First Light Reviews

November 28, 2018
Whether you know it or not, kids, you've now got your own generation's Close Encounters of The Third Kind.
October 17, 2018
The actors, a pronounced sense of setting, and Stone's impressive style results in a film that's more memorable than most cynically tossed off young-adult cash grabs.
October 17, 2018
Stone has crafted an intelligent, low key sci-fi thriller, that explores big subjects despite running out of steam toward the finish.
September 27, 2018
Pellerin and Scott are such deeply compelling performers that you are likely to forgive the familiarity of the lovers-on-the-run, first-contact narratives.
April 18, 2018
There are superpowers and moments of awe -- but the focus on Sean's character and his acceptance of change keeps everything here admirably down to earth.
April 17, 2018
A beautiful example of small scale filmmaking which, by working well within its limits, manages to achieve much more than one might expect.
March 19, 2018
First Light nimbly condenses similar, more complicated stories for a greater storytelling accomplishment.