The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came To Eden Reviews

April 3, 2019
A real-life whodunnit provides a riveting narrative backbone, but despite some juicy melodrama, this languid doc never quite lives up the intrigue of its central conundrum.
May 8, 2014
"The Galapagos Affair" spins a strange and compelling tale, with perfectly sinister music by Laura Karpman setting the mood. But the movie is better at building suspense than following through.
April 17, 2014
How could this not be a great documentary? By putting it in the hands of Dayna Goldfine and Dan Geller, who have squandered their sensational subject into a two-hour slog.
April 3, 2014
Celebrities including Cate Blanchett, Diane Kruger, and Josh Radnor supply plain voiceovers of the islanders' writings, usually over still photos, and the point of view changes so haphazardly it's difficult to keep all the personalities straight.
April 3, 2014
How anyone could make such an uninvolving movie out of such a fascinating subject remains its own inexplicable mystery.
April 2, 2014
Breathtaking scenery and slick editing, but convoluted, unfocused and overlong.
April 1, 2014
The doc never yokes all these threads into anything particularly deep or illuminating. The Galapagos Affair is less social commentary, more gossip.
March 31, 2014
[A] disorganized docu.
March 31, 2014
The material and resources are certainly substantial, but the filmmakers clumsily weave separate stories together without detailing anything beyond a tangential relation.