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What Dreams May Come Reviews

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 29, 2010
Worthwhile for thoughtful teens.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Steve Biodrowski
ESplatter
July 7, 2008
The film lurches ... toward greatness, dazzling the viewer with a spectacular view of heaven that is not only beautiful but also profoundly moving.
Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com
July 23, 2007
Visually, it's one of the great movies of its decade; dramatically, it's rather blurry and baffling.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
John R. McEwen
Film Quips Online
February 8, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
January 12, 2003
The set design, artistic direction, special effects and cinematography of this film are all stunning.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal
September 10, 2002
This is still a very special movie experience that must be seen on a big screen, but it isn't quite the masterpiece it could have been.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
March 3, 2002
Starting out as an exploration of the imagination, the film ends with an eloquent statement about compassion.
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
February 27, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Jay Carr
Boston Globe
January 1, 2000
The afterlife movie soars to new visionary heights in 'What Dreams May Come.'

Oregonian
January 1, 2000
It's such a lavish, awesome spectacle!
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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
January 1, 2000
As rare and odd, and visually breathtaking, as modern filmmaking gets!
Top Critic
Eleonore Snow
Mr. Showbiz
January 1, 2000
Dripping with bold visual aplomb and sugar-coated mysticism, Vincent Ward's film is a staunch romantic's romance for those who believe-or want to believe-in eternal love.
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Todd McCarthy
Variety
January 1, 2000
A heaping serving of metaphysical gobbledygook wrapped in a physically striking package.
Karen Hershenson
Contra Costa Times
January 1, 2000
"What Dreams May Come" is a like an abstract painting, full of vivid brushstrokes that hint at deeper meaning.
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David Hunter
Hollywood Reporter
January 1, 2000
A visual feast not to be passed up and bound to pack an emotional punch for many viewers!
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
January 1, 2000
I stunned myself by really enjoying this one.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Director Vincent Ward's view of heaven is surreal and spectacular!
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
`What Dreams May Come' is so breathtaking, so beautiful, so bold in its imagination!
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Sean P. Means
Film.com
January 1, 2000
Few films delight the eye the way Vincent Ward's What Dreams May Come does!
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 3/5
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