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Interstellar (2014)

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Critic Consensus: Interstellar represents more of the thrilling, thought-provoking, and visually resplendent filmmaking moviegoers have come to expect from writer-director Christopher Nolan, even if its intellectual reach somewhat exceeds its grasp.

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With our time on Earth coming to an end, a team of explorers undertakes the most important mission in human history; traveling beyond this galaxy to discover whether mankind has a future among the stars. (C) Paramount

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Cast

Michael Caine
as Prof. Brand
Ellen Burstyn
as Murph (older)
Mackenzie Foy
as Murph (10 yrs.)
Matt Damon
as Dr. Mann
Timothée Chalamet
as Tom (15 yrs.)
David Gyasi
as Romilly
Elyes Gabel
as Administrator
Collette Wolfe
as Ms. Hanley
David Oyelowo
as School Principal
Lena Georgas
as Nurse Practitioner
Mark Casimir Dyniewicz
as NASA Inspector
Alexander Michael Helisek
as Construction Boss
Benjamin Hardy
as NASA Scientist
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Critic Reviews for Interstellar

All Critics (308) | Top Critics (53)

This is one of the most beautiful films I have ever seen.

August 21, 2015
Chicago Sun-Times
Top Critic

There are many words to describe Interstellar. Entertainment isn't one of them.

Full Review… | January 6, 2015
San Diego Reader
Top Critic

"Interstellar" is a grand undertaking, but in shooting for the stars, it loses its footing. It goes to infinity and beyond, when infinity would have been plenty.

Full Review… | January 5, 2015
Detroit News
Top Critic

Jessica Chastain deserves Best Supporting Actress consideration for her work. One of the most beautiful films I have ever seen.

Full Review… | December 14, 2014
Richard Roeper.com
Top Critic

After the first hour, with its poignant depiction of humanity's decline, Interstellar always seems to be rebuilding its momentum, offering plenty to think about but little to hold on to.

Full Review… | November 21, 2014
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

It's a film I didn't exactly enjoy and can't say I would recommend. And yet as an event, as a singular movie-watching opportunity, it's undoubtedly worthwhile.

Full Review… | November 16, 2014
ChristyLemire.com
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Interstellar

Even with enormously ambitious ideas and a nice grandiose score, this gorgeous but flawed science fiction movie suffers from heavy-handed, expository dialogue, plot holes and inconsistencies, mainly in the end, which is contrived and we can't make any heads or tails of it.

Carlos Magalhães
Carlos Magalhães

Super Reviewer

Visually stunning, and phenomenal performances. But fails to entertain me fully!

Film Crazy
Film Crazy

Super Reviewer

½

Christopher Nolan reaches for the stars in Interstellar, but ends up reaching past them. At a very lengthy 2 hours 45 minutes and a moderately slow pace, Interstellar isn't the easiest stroll through the park. While the scientific plot details require focus and attention, the mystery and interest factor behind it all is more than enough to keep this film from shredding itself to pieces and floating away in various directions, like it nearly does with its final act. The visuals are pleasing, but nothing new when it comes to space. At the same time, there isn't much to overcome the storytelling. Matthew McConaughey actually carries this film on his shoulders, but a good supporting cast of Anne Hathaway, Michael Caine, and Jessica Chastain doesn't hurt. Interstellar is a science fiction trek to experience, if only once.

JY Skacto
JY Skacto

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