100

New Orleans Times-Picayune

By Mike Scott
More than anything this is an intelligent film, a satisfying bit of old-school sci-fi suspense.
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Moon is a potent provocation that relies on ideas instead of computer tricks to stir up excitement.
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

Under Duncan Jones' kinetic direction, Moon also shines on the production front: Cinematographer Gary Shaw's shaded shots intensify the drama, and Clint Mansell's music heightens the psycho-scape.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Moon is a deceptively simple study of alienation, paranoia, and loneliness.
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Moon, a superb first feature directed by Duncan Jones (David Bowie's son) and starring an impressive Sam Rockwell, is an intelligent, evocative and deceptively low-key sci-fi adventure.
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
I won't pretend to understand the movie's deep meaning--if it has one--but I can say three things for sure: Mr. Rockwell gives a brilliant performance, the physical production is impressive and Moon made me think. Four things: It made me smile.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The double role suits Rockwell perfectly -- in fact, it suits him a little too well.
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65

NPR

By Bob Mondello
The actor proves capable of embodying all sorts of contradictory impulses as his character becomes tragically self-aware. But he can't overcome a plot that goes slack at precisely the moment it should be soaring, or a corporate-villainy premise that practically begs not to be looked at too closely.
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63

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Moon might be a once-in-a-lifetime experience for fans of Sam Rockwell. Will there ever be more of him in one movie than there is here?
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Moon is boring. Agonizingly, deadeningly, coma-inducingly, they-could-bury-you-alive-accidentally boring.
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67 out of 100
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