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Immortals Reviews

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Will Leitch
June 22, 2013
This is an awfully dumb movie that I'll still remember for a while.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Roger Moore
Tribune News Service
December 28, 2012
Grisly, gross, messy - and I'm not just talking about Mickey Rourke's table manners
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Ben Kendrick
October 2, 2012
Tarsem Singh's imaginative visuals are the main draw of Immortals - which is subsequently held together by a mostly adequate story of gods, titans, and humanity.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Ali Gray
September 28, 2012
You can't take your eyes off it - it's like watching the butchest float on the Gay Pride parade crash in super slow-motion HD.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Billy Tatum
We Got This Covered
September 22, 2012
Looks aren't everything, but you'd never guess that by watching Immortals. With a solid cast and breathtaking fight scenes, you almost forget that there's not much of a story.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Jeff Beck
September 18, 2012
"Immortals" is indeed good-looking and is even entertaining for a few brief sequences, but that's not nearly enough to begin making up for its multiple flaws elsewhere.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
July 5, 2012
...a distressingly cynical cash-grab that seems to exist only to profit from the success of its like-minded predecessors.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Eric Melin
April 10, 2012
Beyond the simple idea that Gods intervened in humans' lives on a regular basis, there isn't a lot of interesting stuff to chew on in the script. It moves from one amazingly framed camera setup to the next with no forward motion or feeling of consequence.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
March 14, 2012
an almost overwhelming aesthetic experience in which conventional storytelling and narrative logic frequently take a backseat to pure sensation
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
James Plath
Movie Metropolis
March 10, 2012
Fans of mythic adventure may want to see for themselves, but the storytelling is too disjointed for it to measure up to a film like "300" or "Troy."
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Jason Best
Movie Talk
March 8, 2012
Costume designer Eiko Ishioka drapes the gods in dinky gold lamé outfits and outlandish headgear - Daniel Sharman's Aires sports a helmet spiked with swords and Kellan Lutz's Poseidon appears to be wearing a rather whimsical fascinator.
R. L. Shaffer
March 5, 2012
Weakly plotted and emotionally flat, but visually alluring, memorable and sometimes very entertaining.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Common Sense Media
January 30, 2012
It seems as if there's no way at all to make these kinds of gladiator/barbarian/centurion battle movies any good.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Michael Dequina
January 11, 2012
The raw movie majesty alone makes this worth a view on the big screen, but as an adventure epic, it also works well enough.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Steve Newall
December 7, 2011
A hodge-podge of nonsense that is just really there to stitch together cool fight scenes and sets.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Cynthia Fuchs
December 7, 2011
Laws mean little to these immortals once "considered incapable of death," at least until they "discover they can kill each other." Likewise, they discover they can't not interfere with men.
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Leonard Maltin
December 2, 2011
If you like blood and guts, with hand-to-hand (or should I say hand-to-spear) combat in video-game-style, you may like this more than I did.
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)
November 28, 2011
The most unpretentious -- or should that be ridiculous? -- film yet from style-drunk director Tarsem Singh is also his most enjoyable, a Cuisinart-blended shot of Greek mythology and ultraviolent effects that chokes the viewer with unrelenting design.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Linda Cook
KWQC-TV (Iowa)
November 25, 2011
There's a story of revenge here, along with some nods to the classic myths of Greek gods and goddesses, as well as a pretty spiffy concept for the Minotaur. Mostly, though, this is a bloodbath.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Margot Harrison
Seven Days
November 23, 2011
Singh approaches the material the way Werner Herzog might approach a film adaptation of "Gossip Girl": He doesn't get it, but that won't stop him from doing his thing.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
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