Voyage of Time: Life's Journey Reviews

March 26, 2019
It's pretty, and occasionally it taps into a feeling that approaches profundity. However, those moments are not enough...
December 5, 2018
It is a bit heady and purposefully experimental in its formal structure or lack there-of, but Paul Atkins' jaw-dropping nature cinematography and Malick's expansive vision of life's creation is wholly original, if lovably harebrained.
September 30, 2017
Now that he's making drivel, Malick can't stop himself from churning them out, which, a theory goes, is why they're drivel.
August 29, 2017
At 45 minutes, Voyage of Time genuinely feels compact and too short, but at the same time, a 90 minute version would've outstayed its welcome and hurt its impact.
February 22, 2017
Problems deplete the film's energy and interrupt its brilliance - but it is brilliant, at least in snatches. Malick does not need to be on top form in order to dazzle and delight.
November 21, 2016
The elusive and suddenly quite prolific Terrence Malick is fascinated, and beguiled, by nothing less than the legacy of all existence in his long-gestating, avant-nature doc.
October 14, 2016
A visually dense treat for lovers of Malick's brand of philosophical cinema.
September 16, 2016
Voyage of Time may not be one of Malick's richest works, but, more so than with Knight of Cups, it offers a reminder of why his consistently awed perspective remains as valuable to cinema as ever.
September 13, 2016
Like a feature-length artist's rendition of the known universe.
September 12, 2016
I can hear some of your rolling your eyes all the way from here, but if anyone is going to take you on said voyage, let it be a filmmaker as skilled as Terrence Malick.
September 12, 2016
Voyage of Time acknowledges that Terrence Malick's fussy editing can only suggest meanings to that which will outlive anyone's interpretation.
September 8, 2016
It's an experience that I haven't been able to shake, like a waking dream.
September 7, 2016
"Perhaps Terrence Malick's head and heart lie beyond the horizons of mortal human existence."
September 7, 2016
An impressionistic, poetic cosmic journey that asks far more questions than it answers, many of them in Malick's by now familiar quasi-religious rhetorical style.
September 7, 2016
Malick might be singular in his earnest search for the sublime.
September 6, 2016
Voyage of Time is perhaps best appreciated as an abstract, with its sheer profusion of natural beauty and consequent synchronicities of image.
September 6, 2016
Making a film that has the contemporary aspect of a planetarium show is, in its way, a deeply cool and populist thing to do, and "Voyage of Time" is likely to connect with audiences ...
September 6, 2016
A uniquely vivid work.