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Koyaanisqatsi - Life Out of Balance Reviews

September 8, 2013
What sounds like a rather simplistic [film], a potential chore to sit through, actually proves to be an invigorating alternate take at the methods of cinema.
December 13, 2012
An extensive and virtually flawless presentation of one of American cinema's most fascinatingly singular achievements.
April 6, 2006
MGM's DVD release presents Koyaanisqatsi in its original 1.85:1 aspect ratio, the value of which can't be underestimated.... Even better served is the audio ... that gives Philip Glass's monumental score the room-filling presence it deserves.
August 14, 2004
Okay, I get it. Nature is calm, urban life is not, and we are not living as nature intended. Now what?
Read More | Original Score: 6/10
January 24, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 16, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
December 23, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
September 18, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 17, 2002
The new MGM DVDs are the best way to see these films, unless you have access to the director's vault
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
September 3, 2002
For a film with no direct narrative and no dialogue at all, Koyaanisqatsi is a wrenching, visceral experience.
Full Review | Original Score: 100/100