In Time Reviews

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January 11, 2020
Overall this film isn't heavy sci fi but it is a pretty fun ride and good sci fi film with some good use of themes and concepts that are resonating with current goings on in the world.
February 8, 2019
In Time is worth seeing and it is clearly made with passion, but it doesn't have the underlying vitality that makes the best science fiction immortal.
January 28, 2019
In Time is stylistically entertaining, but the story could have been a lot more developed.
December 5, 2018
Slipping on an expensive suit, Timberlake's likeable lead fits in nicely. He has good chemistry with Seyfried's wide-eyed sidekick... The action is solid too, thanks to those constant deadlines.
November 4, 2018
Overall, [its] a solid, well-acted, well-conceived and well-staged science fiction film of the classic, quietly cerebral Outer Limits/Twilight Zone variety.
January 9, 2018
I enjoyed the film thoroughly, and realized afterward how well Niccol had drawn me into his imagined world. The first postscreening sight of a digital clock gave me the autonomic ghastlies.
September 28, 2017
In Time, while highly entertaining, doesn't live up to its premise.
June 22, 2013
Don't let the ads fool you: It has a lot on its mind.
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.
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.
November 10, 2011
Clever and unsettling.
November 9, 2011
When time really is money, it's hard not to keep looking at your watch. Fortunately, viewing this film won't have you looking at yours.
November 8, 2011
... it works pretty well if you don't look too closely ...
November 8, 2011
An interesting, literal 'living on borrowed time' premise doesn't quite live up to its ambition but cool film work and Justin Timberlake keep things interesting.
November 5, 2011
The movie may not probe as deeply into its subject as desired, but it's nevertheless an enjoyable watch, full of propulsive action and intriguing scenarios.
November 4, 2011
Timberlake is fine but not as good as he was in The Social Network because he doesn't get the chances. It's a pity, but this sort of thing needs a brighter director.
November 4, 2011
A playful caper that ticks along on the strength of its cast.
November 4, 2011
One of the film's stronger threads poses a key question: even if you could extend your life by decades, would you really want to?
November 4, 2011
Stylish and original but its confusing middle and overbearing moral message will have you looking at the time.
November 4, 2011
In Time is a neat concept, stylishly executed, with some well-orchestrated action sequences to paper over a few cracks in wrier/director Niccol's logic.
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