Life in a Day Reviews

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July 26, 2011
The resulting object is less about the world than about itself, and feels like a hey-that's-neat 90-minute troll through the video-sharing website.
July 24, 2011
In Kevin Macdonald's project, what ultimately unites mankind is its banality.
June 17, 2011
Sometimes shocking, sometimes funny and sometimes just ordinary life placed on the screen.
June 17, 2011
The patchwork meditation that emerges is jumpy, chaotic, banal, moving, wry, funny, frightening -- the stuff of life itself.
June 16, 2011
Arguably at the bleeding edge of contemporary film-making.
June 16, 2011
Despite some vapid music, it's remarkable how stimulating and fresh the result actually is, thanks mainly to regular jolts of human weirdness.
June 16, 2011
A bold project that has succeeded beyond the wildest expectations. User-generated cinema has arrived. What's next?
June 15, 2011
'Life in a Day' has an intoxicating and sometimes even overwhelming rhythm and power, helped no end by Matthew Herbert's inventive score.
June 13, 2011
Moving and insightful. Not a classic by any means, but a fascinating glimpse of the way we live today.
June 8, 2011
[A] celebration of digital empowerment in the age of camcorders, cellphones, webcams - from first hullabaloo to final hurrah.
February 8, 2011
This amazing compilation of videos all shot the same day around the globe is one for the ages.
January 26, 2011
The most important player in the project is editor Joe Walker, who has melded more than 4,500 hours of footage into a surprisingly coherent whole.
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