Source Code Reviews

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November 30, 2020
What begins as a highly engaging science-fiction quandary steadily devolves into a less sincere and confusing predicament that opens itself up for a multitude of plot-holes.
September 24, 2020
Michelle Monaghan adds tremendous depth and humanity to a woman who could have easily just been a romanticized caricature or afterthought.
April 3, 2020
Source Code is a really strong film. It is a significantly more "pop" film than Moon was and will probably reach a wider audience.
November 16, 2019
As he did with Moon, [Duncan] Jones, together with screenwriter [Ben] Ripley, tackle concepts few dare to imagine let alone address.
November 6, 2019
One of the most exhilarating and satisfying films I've seen.
October 23, 2019
[A] bold - and often brilliant - piece of action filmmaking, which artfully blends notions of identity and fate with blockbuster effects and some snappy editing.
September 18, 2019
It's just a dumb Hollywood film.
August 29, 2019
The cheesiness at times was a negative but I enjoyed the simple effective narrative, and the cast delivers nicely.
May 8, 2019
This slickly crafted, time-shifting thriller from director Duncan Jones takes an intriguing premise and mixes it with some compelling twists and turns that make it a fun ride from start to finish.
February 16, 2019
Source Code is a streamlined, suspenseful sci-fi thriller served with heart.
February 16, 2019
Mostly, though, Source Code satisfies as both science-fiction and crime thriller.
January 8, 2019
[Director] Duncan Jones isn't just creating his own career; he's helping to transform a genre.
December 14, 2018
This is a film that feels 'smart' without desperately trying to be so. The characters are few and the settings limited, such that complex ideas can peacefully exist inside the film, without tying the narrative in knots.
November 4, 2018
If you can overlook the pseudoscientific explanations...you'll be treated to a trippy, head-spinning sci-fi drama with amazingly organic, human characters at its core.
May 23, 2018
As science fiction, it's a little shaky. But it's definitely worth seeing-Duncan Jones has delivered an entertaining, fast-paced thriller with characters you actually care about.
May 13, 2018
...one heck of a time-bending sci-fi thriller...
October 24, 2017
... Source Code is a well-made sci-fi thriller, continuing the evolution of an interesting filmmaker in Duncan Jones.
August 25, 2017
Source Code is Quantum Leap meets Groundhog Day meets a train. Silly but fun.
May 3, 2015
I'd rather flirt with Michelle Monaghan than hunt down a mad bomber, too.
March 23, 2014
Ultimately, Source Code makes good on its Hitchcockian opening sequence -- it may pale in comparison to the master, but it's a fun, puzzle-filled ride, with excellent pacing and a mounting uneasiness that recalls the best episodes of The Twilight Zone.
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