High Life Reviews

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May 14, 2019
High Life will send you back out into the world with a totally new idea of what black holes symbolize. It is an elliptical film, yes, because it will answer only the questions that you did not think to ask.
April 18, 2019
The vastness of space is such a natural fit for the free-floating narratives of Claire Denis, it's a wonder she hasn't embraced sci-fi before now.
April 15, 2019
The production design, the shimmering, evocative Stuart Staples music, everything blends together.
April 12, 2019
A movie that is always vaguely interesting but that, here and there, finds ways to be brilliant in a wonderfully twisted way...
April 12, 2019
"High Life" is a bust, a bleak, droll experiment in shock cinema for the high art crowd.
April 11, 2019
Many head-scratching things occur, but Denis' calm approach indicates that what interests her is not outer space but how living in it might affect behavior.
July 12, 2019
For all the film's epic ambitions, mapping intimacy in all its oddness and beauty remains, as with most of Denis' work, at the forefront of this project.
July 8, 2019
It's a chilly, somber, despairing thing, this one, but put me in the cheering section.
July 8, 2019
Pattinson tackles a difficult role with aplomb. This is a side of the actor we have not seen before - more mature and thoughtful.
July 3, 2019
The film's retro aesthetic intentionally evokes 70s genre classics like Silent Running but with a modern sense of existential dread [...]
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