The Nature of Existence - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Nature of Existence Reviews

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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
September 30, 2010
After 90 minutes of scattershot quips, I felt like I was wearing spiritual beer goggles.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Cary Darling
Dallas Morning News
July 23, 2010
Freewheeling and funny.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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John Anderson
July 6, 2010
While it will strike some as smug and others as sincere, pic certainly has a feel-good tone and playful attitude.
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Kyle Smith
New York Post
July 6, 2010
Inquiring into the reasons human beings exist, filmmaker Roger Nygard uncovers this stunner: Various people have different opinions.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Michael Ordoņa
Los Angeles Times
July 2, 2010
As a conversation starter ... it's an affable appetizer.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Mike Hale
New York Times
June 18, 2010
His film is no more profound than its forerunners, but it's quicker, funnier and less pretentious.
| Original Score: 3/5
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Sheri Linden
Hollywood Reporter
June 17, 2010
A genial, low-impact collection of thoughtful sound bites on all the big stuff.
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Lisa Rosman
Time Out
June 16, 2010
Nygard's mildly insipid, occasionally condescending tone makes you long for the bombast of early Michael Moore.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Andrew Schenker
Village Voice
June 15, 2010
There's something a tad disingenuous about the director's quest for meaning, as if the whole arc of the project has been contrived to adhere to a scripted template rather than to document a genuine search.