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Source Code Reviews

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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.
March 23, 2014
Source Code is a sci-fi thriller that simply shouldn't work as well as it does.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
March 23, 2014
It's this emotional arc underlying the ticking-time-bomb plot that keeps the movie from succumbing to its flaws.
March 23, 2014
Source Code is a mind-bending minor classic of its type, a sort of Groundhog Day with terrorism and fewer weather reports. It's as if The Matrix hopped aboard a rapid-transit line and got derailed into the American military bureaucracy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
March 23, 2014
Source Code takes off with some intense performances and an inventive story that pulls you in and makes you work for the payoff.
Full Review | Original Score: 8.3/10
March 23, 2014
A thoroughly original, imaginative and fast-flying tale in which the Groundhog Day aspects are secondary to a story of service, honor and dedication.
March 23, 2014
Jones proves with Source Code that he understands how to pace a traditional thriller, and Gyllenhaal's display of comedic chops, confident bravado and tender sympathies prove that the 30-year-old actor has arrived at leading-man status.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
June 20, 2013
Jones ... has a light touch of the sort that enlivens the material without trivializing it-think of it as tongue delicately navigating the perimeter of cheek
May 3, 2013
Fantastic pacing, an excellent performance by Gyllenhaal and smart storytelling make this a wonderful film.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
January 10, 2013
Adorably preposterous
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 2, 2012
In spite of an over-complicated premise, Source Code succeeds in offering an above-average thriller -- with interesting sci-fi ideas for genre buffs to debate.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 27, 2012
More like a thinking man's Speed as opposed to a what-were-you-thinking man's Déjà Vu.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 21, 2012
"Source Code" is a fascinating sci-fi action film that works surprisingly well given the scant logic it gets away with.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 8, 2012
Duncan Jones continues to build a rep for heady and ambitious sci-fi.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
January 3, 2012
Holes in logic get swept aside by the brisk pace and stimulating tale.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 3, 2012
Jones' conception of how the universe works pretty much eliminates the possibility of drama.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
December 18, 2011
Were it supremely confident of knowing when to show its trump card, the film could have gone even further.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
November 19, 2011
Source Code is genuinely compelling and - whilst not always successful - remains a fine example of an intelligent, modern sci-fi thriller.
September 30, 2011
Uma ficção científica exemplar: apresenta um conceito interessante, explora-o a fundo e, de quebra, nos apresenta a questões de fundo filosófico-existencial enquanto cria personagens complexos e tocantes.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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