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In Time Reviews

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Will Leitch
June 22, 2013
Don't let the ads fool you: It has a lot on its mind.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Top Critic
David Thomson
The New Republic
June 20, 2013
In Time is so crammed with provocative ideas it begins to feel over-crowded.
Tom Glasson
Concrete Playground
March 4, 2013
One long, extended chase sequence interspersed with awkward flirting.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Roger Moore
Tribune News Service
December 29, 2012
Even with its thoughtful nods to "Bonnie & Clyde" and "Les Miserables," "In time" never delivers that transcendent "Blade Runner" moment, and never rises above cult classic to simple classic.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Benjo Colautti
We Got This Covered
September 22, 2012
There's a lot to like about In Time, but it misses the mark for being an overly memorable experience and ends up being just an adequate sci-fi flick.
Full Review | Original Score: 6.5/10
Jeff Beck
September 18, 2012
"In Time" gets points for putting forth an interesting concept, but because of Niccol's inability to utilize that concept, we get a film that ends up going nowhere.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Betty Jo Tucker
ReelTalk Movie Reviews
April 12, 2012
Worry, worry and watch the clock, for 'In Time' wastes what time you've got.
Ian Berriman
SFX Magazine
February 27, 2012
Andrew Niccol's dystopia never really feels like anything other than a depthless, stylish sleek surface.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
R. L. Shaffer
February 12, 2012
Starts out great, almost like a pseudo sequel to Niccol's other sci-fi drama Gattaca, but slowly unravels into a mindless chase picture that never really captures any real depth or meaning.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Paul Chambers
February 9, 2012
Nothing remarkable about this futuristic adventure that reminds me a bit of "Logan's Run." Paul Chambers, CNN.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
Michael Dequina
February 2, 2012
Andrew Niccol continues to be the go-to guy for using smartly executed science-fiction/fantasy concepts in the service of expressing ideas rather than bang-up action.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Eric Melin
January 30, 2012
The movie doesn't ask much of them, acting-wise, as it devolves into a chase film and doesn't spent any time examining all the thorny moral quandaries that it brings up.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)
January 23, 2012
Prophetically arriving at about the same time as the Occupy Wall Street protests, the film couldn't be more relevant; unfortunately, it's also ham-handed.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses
December 26, 2011
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Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Steve Newall
December 7, 2011
Timberlake's charisma can't carry this but it's hard to think of anyone who could.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Cynthia Fuchs
December 7, 2011
Like a 99 Percenter in the making, Will is stunned to hear from Henry that -- oh my god! -- the system of doling out time is rigged.
Kelly Vance
East Bay Express
November 18, 2011
Nobody should waste a minute of their life on this baloney.
Peter Keough
Boston Phoenix
November 17, 2011
Niccol's metaphor gets silly fast.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Ed Whitfield
The Ooh Tray
November 13, 2011
This Bonnie and Clyde couldn't have less on screen chemistry if Clyde was the orangutan from Every Which Way but Loose.
Brian Gibson
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)
November 11, 2011
This alternate world's hollowness drains the movie, blanching the noir. Cheesy, corny moments pop up throughout. Grinds its potential down into a clockwork chase movie.
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