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Gattaca Reviews

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
December 4, 2016
Among the very best of all the original "thoughtful" sci-fi movies out there.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central
April 2, 2008
It predicts the way the world would change in 2001--and how our films would reflect that change.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews
March 21, 2008
Ripe for reappraisal...the storytelling integrity and thoughtful themes of a good novel.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
Jeff Otto
March 18, 2008
A modern sci-fi classic comes home to high-def in a gorgeous new transfer.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
June 5, 2007
This stately, stunningly beautiful picture evokes a future in which present-day prejudices and neuroses have been taken to new, insidious scientifically rationalized heights.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor
June 5, 2007
Intelligent and suspenseful.
October 29, 2006
Andrew Niccol signe avec Gattaca une %u0153uvre de science-fiction dont l'intelligence n'a d'égal que son raffinement exceptionnel sur le plan esthétique et narratif.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
Top Critic
Emanuel Levy
July 5, 2006
One of first Hollywood films about the effects of genetic engineering on human conduct, Andrew Niccol's directing debut is an intelligent and timely sci-fi that, despite some illogical plot contrivances, is emotionally engaging almost up to the end.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
One of my favorite sci-fi films of recent years.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
April 9, 2005
A cautionary tale of the dangers of unchecked technology, Gattaca would have benefited from a more assured directing hand.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Jeffrey Overstreet
Looking Closer
December 6, 2004
There's a window on a possible future, a warning about the wages of sin, and enough beauty to make this a lasting classic of modern science fiction.
Read More | Original Score: B+
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
May 19, 2004
O interessante conceito se dilui em uma trama policial óbvia.
| Original Score: 3/5
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly
February 9, 2004
It's not the meek who have inherited the Earth, but genetic freaks....this visionary science-fiction drama is a marvel of futuristic art and costume design on a spare budget.
Eugene Novikov
Film Blather
May 22, 2003
A well-directed, visually stunning morally complex tale. There is no gene for a good movie.
Full Review | Original Score: B
John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online
February 8, 2003
Despite its flaws, this is still a fascinating story, and adequate performances by Hawke, Law, and Uma Thurman.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Margaret A. McGurk
Cincinnati Enquirer
October 15, 2002
A spare, intelligent thriller from first-time writer-director Andrew Niccol.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal
September 10, 2002
This is a thought-provoking film, an effective wake-up call to those who glorify science.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Gina Carbone
Seacoast Newspapers (NH/Maine)
August 10, 2002
This film illustrates what some of us have long suspected - Uma Thurman and Jude Law were genetically engineered.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
James Sanford
James Sanford on Film
June 28, 2002
a smart, beautifully crafted piece of not-so-science-fiction that manages to successfully mix social commentary and suspense into a generally enthralling story.
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
March 1, 2002
A sci-fi thriller set in a dystopian society where perfection is genetically engineered.
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