Koyaanisqatsi - Life Out of Balance - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Koyaanisqatsi - Life Out of Balance Reviews

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April 6, 2006
Whether or not the movie exposes a world that is manifestly out of balance, Reggio and Glass's liturgy is that rarest of art forms: an avant-garde work with purpose and substance that also succeeds as entertainment.
July 5, 2004
Relentlessly concerned with the surface reality of human life, Koyaanisqatsi completely misses the inner beauties and dignities of man-made civilization.
December 22, 2003
'A magnificent, eye-opening experience'
| Original Score: 4/4
October 27, 2003
Jaw dropping photography. A unique experience.
| Original Score: 5/5
May 21, 2003
Unique and fascinating; great Philip Glass score
| Original Score: 4/5
January 14, 2003
I guarantee you've never seen anything quite like it.
| Original Score: 5/5
October 6, 2002
gets its point across through Phillip Glass' hypnotic and evocative score, cinematographer Ron Fricke's creative and provocative juxtapositions, and mystical forces
Full Review | Original Score: A
October 6, 2002
Odd, hypnotic, and frequently quite beautiful.
| Original Score: 4/5
September 20, 2001
What makes this film great is its structure, the fact that photography, editing and music alone can combine to form an epic, 90-minute composition that coheres.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
January 11, 2007
| Original Score: 4/5
May 5, 2005
| Original Score: 3.5/5
December 18, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
October 23, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 29, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
August 22, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
October 24, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
October 30, 2001
Read More | Original Score: 89/100
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