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To The Wonder Reviews

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Sophie Brown
Dazed and Confused
October 14, 2016
This elusive 'something' is key to Malick's film; the intangible tide that disconnects people with as much mystery as it drew them so intensely together.
Rachel Bache
New Zealand Herald
May 16, 2016
Moving and thought provoking.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Rob Gonsalves
July 15, 2015
Your response to all this depends extremely heavily on how much philosophizing and pretty pictures you're willing to accept in lieu of a story.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Noah Gittell
The Atlantic
April 16, 2014
Malick is employing his usual style of montage and voice-over narration but in a new, contemporary setting that makes Wonder feel like his most vital work in years.
Ray Pride
April 9, 2014
Jane and Neil find themselves brushing against each other in a large field right up next to a herd of brown bison amid rustling grasses, as if grass were ever still when a camera, Malick's camera, is directed its way.
Christopher Runyon
Movie Mezzanine
February 20, 2014
Instead of searching through the mysteries of the universe, Terrence Malick cuts open his heart for all to look inside.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Michal Oleszczyk
Movie Mezzanine
February 4, 2014
The bursts of beauty Malick creates have true redemptive power.
Full Review | Original Score: A
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
November 10, 2013
I think there's something sufficient to love about such a bold film.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Gerald Peary
Arts Fuse
September 16, 2013
To The Wonder - the best American feature by far of 2013: beautiful, compassionate, tragic, transcendent.
Full Review | Original Score: 4 stars
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
September 1, 2013
Mesmo que apresente-se irregular, é suficientemente sensível e revelador para fazer jus à filmografia do diretor.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Michael Dequina
August 29, 2013
In its conventionally alienating extremes, this is probably Malick's most pure expression of his uniquely impressionistic, almost extra-sensory cinematic gifts, transporting one to a meditative wavelength of emotional experience.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)
July 11, 2013
"To the Wonder" is an imperfect film that perhaps reaches too high and too far, but I admire the effort, and am grateful for those moments when Malick does connect, and the film suddenly becomes glorious.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Blake Howard
2UE That Movie Show
July 7, 2013
To the Wonder feels like a caricature coveting Malick's previously towering pieces of visual art. However there's more refined, contemplative poetry in this relative misstep than in a hundred Hollywood studio films.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Will Leitch
June 23, 2013
If you give yourself up to it, you'll be carried along-not knowing where you're going, and never really minding much either.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic
June 13, 2013
What is most affecting is Malick's intent. He plainly devised the story to give him a series of panels for the expression of feeling.
Todd Jorgenson
June 12, 2013
Its ambitions might be slight, but its impact is more than slightly powerful.
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)
May 3, 2013
Terrence Malick is to light as Orson Welles was to shadow: the master.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing
April 27, 2013
Indisputably comes off as a minor work on the heels of Malick's The Tree of Life but still holds enough of interest for the initiated.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Boo Allen
Denton Record-Chronicle
April 27, 2013
Malick succeeds in creating his a separate reality, one drenched with longing and fear.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Alonso Duralde
What the Flick?!
April 26, 2013
It looks great, the sound is interesting, the actors are doing what they are asked to do, but it didn't hit me the way The Tree of Life did. For fans only.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
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