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Solaris Reviews

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June 4, 2011
...it remains a fascinating work and its deep questioning of what makes us human when faced with simulacrums feels if anything more relevant today than when it was made.
Full Review | Original Score: 9.1/10
October 8, 2010
Steven Soderbergh prunes Andrei Tartovsky?s 1972 film (based on Stanislaw Lem?s novel) to the clarity and concision of a great short story ? a forlorn, philosophical sci-fi romance treading the terrain of "Blade Runner?s" metaphysical melancholy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
April 29, 2009
A thought provoking, fascinating and heart breaking glimpse into characters that must come to grips with their past.
August 7, 2008
Steven Soderbergh's extremely sedate, Spartan science-fiction thriller and love story pits man's common sense and perceptions of a higher power against his own dreams and desires.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 21, 2008
It's an unusual challenge for a Hollywood film with a major star, but worth the effort.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 24, 2006
Scripted, shot, directed and edited by Soderbergh with his customary intelligence and assurance, this is perhaps the most ambiguous and cerebrally sophisticated Hollywood movie in nearly three decades.
March 4, 2006
fascinating, despite its flaws
Read More | Original Score: 84/100
December 6, 2005
Soderbergh's Solaris is a gorgeous and deceptively minimalist cinematic tone poem.
Read More | Original Score: 4.5/5
December 6, 2005
Soderbergh's latest may well leave Stanislaw Lem grumbling. My bet is virtually everyone else will be blown away.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
March 3, 2005
The images are crisp and the pacing faultless, as you'd expect with Soderbergh, and the soundtrack (with music by Cliff Martinez) is an environment in itself.
January 21, 2005
Many will justifiably find [it] a heady experience akin to 90 minutes of watching paint dry. Others will see that paint forming something close to a masterpiece.
January 15, 2005
Based on Stanislaw Lem's novel and Andrei Tarkovsky's sci-fi epic, Soderbergh's Solaris is drastically abridged and the most sentimental of the three.
Read More | Original Score: B-
January 6, 2004
Love it or hate it, however, there's no question this is a seriously intended work by a major American filmmaker.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: 3/5
January 6, 2004
... A rare film of value and true significance.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
October 19, 2003
Anomalous and mesmerising.
October 15, 2003
Solaris light - shorter, more focused, more accessible, sweeter.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 6, 2003
Soderbergh's film is the perfect blend of artiness and mainstream appeal, a triumph for Hollywood's most successful art-house director.
Read More | Original Score: A-
July 26, 2003
A memorable meditation on life, love and loss and a throwback to the days when science-fiction films put an emphasis on big ideas over big toys.
July 25, 2003
O filme se prejudica ao tentar amarrar demais seu desfecho a fim de dar uma justificativa para os espectadores contemporâneos.
| Original Score: 4/5
June 17, 2003
No film this acutely self-aware has fallen victim to unjust contempt so widespread since Last Action Hero.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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